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Portraits of Captain Adolph S. Oko [graphic]
BANC PIC 1968.013--B
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Title:

Portraits of Captain Adolph S. Oko

Creator/Contributor:

Bonini, Gene.

Creator/Contributor:

Merritt, Warren Chase, 1897-1968

Abstract:

Painted portrait of Oko includes view of the steamship Kefalos in background and a plaque(?) on the wall possibly related to Oko's membership in the Drake Navigator's Guild.

Date:

1957-1967 (issued)

Subject:

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Oko, Adolph S. (Adolph Sigmund) -- 1905-1963 -- Portraits
Kefalos (Ship) -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
Painting signed in lower right by Warren Chase Merritt, 1957 . Drawings signed by Gene Bonini Jr. and dated 1966 and 1967.
Inscription on painting verso: To my mazel and best friend, Capt. Adolph Sigmund Oko, Captain of the S.S. Kefalos on her trip to Israel in 1948, with arms and refugees. Warren Chase Merritt, Oct. 17, 1957. Inscription on 1967 drawing verso: To Mrs. Oko, for all the interest you and Oko showed for me, Gene Bonini Jr, 6-13-67.
Transferred from the Adolph Sigmund Oko papers (BANC MSS 68/39 c)

Type:

graphic
Portraits.
Drawings.
Paintings.

Physical Description:

graphic
painting
3 items (1 painting on canvas and 2 drawings on paper) : color and pencil ; ca. 51 x 39 cm. and smaller.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1968.013--B

Origin:

United States

Related Item:

Adolph Sigmund Oko papers : Oko, Adolph S. (Adolph Sigmund), : 1905-1963