Profile Portrait of Carveth Wells (1887-1957), With a Marginal Elephant Drawn by Sitter

Object Number: 
1990.1.155
Date: 
1933
Medium: 
Graphite on notepad paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. ( 21 x 14 cm )
Marks: 
signature: right: "WHWalker" date: lower right: "Feb 7/33" inscription: lower center: "Cheerio! / from / Carveth Wells"
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower right in graphite: "W H. Walker / Feb 7/33"; signed by sitter at lower right: "Cheerio! / from / Carveth Wells / [elephant drawing]"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
Explorer, author, and lecturer Carveth Wells was born in England; he immigrated to the United States in 1918.
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