Profile Portrait of Sir Hubert Wilkins (1888-1958)
Graphite on paper
Overall: 7 7/8 x 5 1/2 in. ( 20 x 14 cm )
signature, inscription, and date: lower left: "Wm. H. Walker / Dutch Treat Club / Feb 24/31" inscriptions: lower right: "Hubert Wilkins" and upper right: "SIR HUBERT WILKINS"
Signed and inscribed at lower left in graphite: "Wm. H. Walker / Dutch Treat Club / Feb 24/31"; signed by sitter in graphite at lower right: "Hubert Wilkins"
The subject, an Australian explorer, was known as the "father" of Arctic aviation.
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
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