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Inscription on separate gilt label: 'Sir Peter Chalmers Mitchell Secretary, 1903–1935. Painted by William Nicholson, 1872–1949. Presented to the Society by Fellows and Friends on his retirement. April 29th 1935'. Signed 'Nicholson' in lower right corner. The sitter is holding a cigarette and the green `splodge’ behind him is a map of Whipsnade – a major legacy of his time as Secretary at ZSL.
oil on canvas
H 100 x W 64.5 cm
presented by Friends and Fellows of ZSL, 1935