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Profile Portrait of Harry Foster Welch (1899-1973)

Object Number: 
1990.1.229
Date: 
1937
Medium: 
Graphite on notepad paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 5 in. ( 17.8 x 12.7 cm )
Marks: 
signature and date: lower left: "Wm H Walker / Mar 9/37" inscriptions: right: "your pal / Harry (PopEye) Welch / Mar 1937" and lower center: "HARVEY FOSTER WELCH / VOCAL CARICATURIST"
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left in graphite: "Wm H Walker / Mar 9/37 / HARVEY FOSTER WELCH / VOCAL CARICATURIST"; signed by sitter at lower right: "your pal / Harvey (popEye) Welch / Mar 1937"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
The subject was an entertainer described as the "man with 1,000 voices."
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