Profile Portrait of Sir Esme Howard (1863-1939)
Graphite on notepad paper
Overall: 7 1/8 x 4 7/8 in. ( 18.1 x 12.4 cm )
signature: lower right: "Wm. H. Walker" inscription and date: upper right: "Pilgrim Dinner / Plaza - Feb 20/30" inscription: lower left: "Sir Esme Howard / Retiring British Ambassador"
Signed at lower right in graphite: "Wm. H. Walker"; inscribed at upper right: "Pilgrim Dinner / Plaza -- Feb 20/30"; at lower left: "Retiring British ambassador"; signed by sitter at lower left: "Sir Esme Howard."
The subject was British Ambassador to the United States from 1924 to 1930.
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
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