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Portrait of John Henry Meers

Object Number: 
1990.1.81
Date: 
1929
Medium: 
Graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/4 x 4 7/16 in. ( 15.9 x 11.3 cm )
Marks: 
signature: lower left: "Wm HWalker" inscription and date: lower right: "Record / Speed[in ship?] / Around the / World / 23 days / Feb 26 - 1929" inscription: lower center: "John Henry [Mea. . .?]"
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower left in graphite: "Wm H Walker"; inscribed at lower right: "Record / Speediest trip / Around the / Med -- / 23 days / Feb 26 -- 1929"; signed by sitter at lower center: "John Henry Meers"
Description: 
Portrait
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