Ref NoGSL/POR/7
TitlePortrait of Arthur HOLMES
Date1984
LevelItem
Extent1 item
FormatPortrait
DescriptionWatercolour portrait of Arthur HOLMES, by Robert Geary, 1984. Wooden frame, head and shoulders, 12.5 x 8.25 ins. Based on photograph taken c.1950s (see: GSL/POR/57/17)
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Administrative HistoryPortrait was commissioned by the Society, Geary worked as an illustrator at the Geological Museum.
ProvenancePresented to the Society by Dr Dorothy L Reynolds [Mrs Doris Holmes], 1985, unveiled on 23 January 1985 by Mrs Holmes when the Arthur Holmes room was officially opened.
Access ConditionsAccess is by appointment only. Please contact the Archivist for further information.
ArchNoteDescription by John Thackray
CreatorNameGEARY | Robert | b.1931- | illustrator
Persons
CodePersonNameDates
DS/UK/14HOLMES; Arthur (1890-1965); geologist and geophysicist1890-1965
DS/UK/2142GEARY; Robert (b.1931-); illustratorb.1931-
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