Alexander James Wall (1884-1944)

Alexander James Wall (1884-1944)
Title
Alexander James Wall (1884-1944)
Date 
1934
Medium 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions 
Overall: 50 x 40 in. ( 127 x 101.6 cm )
Credit Line 
Painted for the Society
Object Number 
1934.110
Marks 
signature and date: upper right: "DeWitt M. Lockman N.A. / 1934"
Gallery Label 
A native of New York, the subject began his career as a librarian in 1898. In 1917 he became editor of the Society's "Quarterly Bulletin," a post he held until 1936, serving concurrently from 1921 to 1937 as librarian. In the latter year he was named director and also secretary to the board of trustees.
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Creative: Tronvig Group