Portait of William Beebe (1877-1962)
Graphite on ochre paper with printed verso
Overall: 8 1/2 x 3 11/16 in. ( 21.6 x 9.4 cm )
signature and date: upper right: "Wm H Walker / 1924" inscription: lower center: "Will Beebe"
Signed and inscribed at upper right in graphite: "Wm H Walker / 1924"; signed by sitter at lower center: "Will Beebe"
Naturalist William Beebe was a prolific author and notable nature essayist. He published some 800 scientific and popular articles in periodicals such as "Atlantic Monthly" and "National Geographic Magazine."
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
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