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Profile Portrait of James L. Clark (1883-1969)

Object Number: 
1990.1.48
Date: 
1927
Medium: 
Graphite on ivory paper with printed verso
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/8 x 5 5/8 in. ( 18.1 x 14.3 cm )
Marks: 
signature and inscription: lower right: "Wm H Walker / James L. Clark" inscription and date: lower left: "Camp Fire [?] Club / 1927"
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower right in graphite: "Wm H Walker"; inscribed at lower left: "Camp Fire Club / 1927"; signed by sitter at lower right: "James L. Clark."
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
James Lippitt Clark was a taxidermist, sculptor, explorer, big game hunter, and motion picture engineer. He led the O'Donnell-Clark African Expedition in 1931 and was director emeritus of the American Museum of Natural History in New York from January, 1949.
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