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Walter Kirner

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Věra Prášilova, Walter Kirner, 1926, gelatin silver print, Gift of Nadja S. Lilly, Dascha S. Tursi, and K.S. Voeller, M.D., © Estate of Věra Prášilova Scott, 2000.91.63

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Title

Walter Kirner

Artist

Věra Prášilova (American, born Czech Republic, 1899-1996)

Date

1926

Medium

gelatin silver print

Dimensions (H x W x D)

image/sheet: 9 5/8 in x 7 5/8 in

Collection Area

Photography; Northwest Art

Category

Photographs

Object Type

photograph

Culture

American

Credit Line

Gift of Nadja S. Lilly, Dascha S. Tursi, and K.S. Voeller, M.D.

Accession Number

2000.91.63

Copyright

© Estate of Věra Prášilova Scott

Terms

gelatin silver prints

photographs

portraits

Description

Many of Prášilova's earliest Houston subjects were her husband's colleagues at Rice University. Organic chemist Walter Kirner was new to the Rice University faculty when Prášilova made this portrait. Kirner went on to head the division of chemistry at the National Science Foundation in Washington, D.C.

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