Portrait of John Hays Hammond (1855-1936)

Object Number: 
1990.1.195
Date: 
1935
Medium: 
Graphite on notepad paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 5/8 x 5 in. ( 19.4 x 12.7 cm )
Marks: 
signature: lower left: "WmHWalker" inscription: lower center: "John Hays Hammond" inscription and date: lower left: "Dutch Treat / Mar 1935"
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left in graphite: "Wm. H. Walker / Dutch Treat / Mar 1935"; signed by sitter at lower center: "John Hays Hammond"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
A mining engineer, Hammond worked as a consultant for Cecil Rhodes, and after 1900 became associated with some of the most important financial groups in the U.S., purchasing and promoting several of the largest and most valuable mining properties in the U.S. and Mexico.
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