Alexander James Wall (1884-1944)

Title:
Alexander James Wall (1884-1944)
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Inscriptions: 
Inscribed and signed at middle right in graphite: "Alexander J. Wall, Esq. / Albert Rosenthal, / Fecit, 1936. / To the / New York Historical / Society."
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Date: 
1936
Medium: 
Charcoal and black and white chalk on mauve paper, laid on board
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Overall: 24 1/2 x 19 5/8 in. ( 62.2 x 49.8 cm ) mat: 29 x 23 x 1 1/2 in. ( 73.7 x 58.4 x 3.8 cm )
Date End: 
1 936
Description: 
Portrait
Credit Line: 
Gift of Albert Rosenthal
Object Number: 
1936.796
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.
Date Begin: 
1936
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Creative: Tronvig Group