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Profile Portrait of Grover A. Whalen (1886-1962)

Object Number: 
1990.1.221
Date: 
1937
Medium: 
Graphite on notepad paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 5 in. ( 17.8 x 12.7 cm )
Marks: 
signature: lower left: "Wm.H.Walker" inscriptions: lower left: "Grover Whalen / Pres. World's Fair" and lower right: "Grover Whalen / 1 / 12-37"
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left in graphite: "Wm. H. Walker / Grover Whalen / Pres World's Fair"; signed by sitter at lower right: "Grover Whelan / 1/12-37"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
A native New Yorker, Whalen was secretary to Mayor John F. Hylan in 1917 and later served on various commissions. He was President of the New York World's Fair, 1939-40.
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