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Portrait of Rosita Forbes (1893-1967)

Object Number: 
1990.1.51
Date: 
1927
Medium: 
Graphite on paper with printed verso
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 7/8 x 5 in. ( 17.5 x 12.7 cm )
Marks: 
signature: left: "Wm H Walker" inscriptions and date: lower center: "Rosita Forbes" and lower right: "Explorer / 1927"
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower right in graphite: "Wm. H.Walker / Explorer 1927"; signed by sitter at lower center: "Rosita Forbes"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
Rosita Forbes was a well-known English travel writer. She lectured widely, and achieved a reputation as an explorer and adventurer.
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