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Study sketches of John Daniel II

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Walter, Valerie Harrisse, 1892-1984
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1 sketch : graphite ; 25 x 20 cm.
Three sketches of a gorilla named John Daniel II in varying positions, one of which is captioned "catch me!" On verso, sketches of people, including one of a couple captioned "the swan."
Date based on contemporary newspaper accounts.
Accompanying note in Walter papers (not scanned): Preliminary sketches of John Daniel II (Ringling Bros, first gorilla in captivity) done in his hotel suite in New York City; Fragil [sic], as it was rescued from one of the numerous fires
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Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
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Valerie Harrisse Walter papers, [ca. 1920]-1979
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