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Profile Portrait of Sir Hubert Wilkins (1888-1958)

Object Number: 
1990.1.116
Date: 
1931
Medium: 
Graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 7/8 x 5 1/2 in. ( 20 x 14 cm )
Marks: 
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"
Inscriptions: 
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"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
The subject, an Australian explorer, was known as the "father" of Arctic aviation.
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