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Portait of William Beebe (1877-1962)

Object Number: 
1990.1.12
Date: 
1924
Medium: 
Graphite on ochre paper with printed verso
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/2 x 3 11/16 in. ( 21.6 x 9.4 cm )
Marks: 
signature and date: upper right: "Wm H Walker / 1924" inscription: lower center: "Will Beebe"
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at upper right in graphite: "Wm H Walker / 1924"; signed by sitter at lower center: "Will Beebe"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
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."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group