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Profile Portrait of Sir Ramsay MacDonald (1866-1937)

Object Number: 
1990.1.86
Date: 
1929
Medium: 
Graphite on paper with luncheon invitation printed on verso
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 3/8 x 4 in. ( 16.2 x 10.2 cm )
Marks: 
inscription, date, and signature: lower left to right: "SIR / RAMSAY / MACDONALD / Sketched at / Luncheon in his honor / Hotel Astor / Oct 11/29 by Wm. H. Walker"
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed and signed at lower left in graphite: "SIR / RAMSAY / MACDONALD / Sketched at / Luncheon in his honor / Hotel Astor / Oct 11/29 by Wm. H. Walker"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
The subject was a British labor leader and statesman. He was Prime Minister of Great Britain in 1929, when this sketch was made.
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