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Portrait of Rupert Hughes (1872-1956)

Object Number: 
1990.1.181
Date: 
1934
Medium: 
Graphite on notepad paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 5/8 x 5 in. ( 19.4 x 12.7 cm )
Marks: 
signature and date: lower left: "Wm HWalker / '34" inscriptions: lower left: "never heard a shot / fired in aught / Save [Kundun?]" and lower right: "Rupert Hughes"
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left in graphite: "Wm H Walker / '34"; signed by sitter along lower edge: "Never heard a shot / fired in August / save Kindner(?) / Ruper Hughes"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
Rupert Hughes was a poet, biographer and playwright. He wrote and directed motion pictures, wrote radio sketches, and also did radio commentary.
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