Profile Portrait of Sir Ramsay MacDonald (1866-1937)
Graphite on paper with luncheon invitation printed on verso
Overall: 6 3/8 x 4 in. ( 16.2 x 10.2 cm )
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"
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"
The subject was a British labor leader and statesman. He was Prime Minister of Great Britain in 1929, when this sketch was made.
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
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