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Title The Dolson Portrait
Date 1979
Collection Charles H. Dolson Collection
Object Name Painting
Catalog Number 1995.362.1
Description Framed oil painting. Portrait of former Delta Chairman and CEO Charles H. Dolson seated in chair with his elbows on chair arms and hands clasped in front of him.
Artist/Maker Stevens, Peter
Provenance This painting was a gift to Charles Dolson from active and retired Delta pilots, who commissioned the painting in commemoration of Delta's 50th anniversary of passenger service. The painting was presented to Dolson at the Delta Golden Wings Club (retired pilots) banquet on June 16, 1979.

At the dedication ceremony, several pilots described how Dolson had advanced from pilot, to head of operations, to the CEO office, "maintaining a keen understanding of the pilot's role and needs as the airline industry progressed."
People Dolson, Charles H., 1906-1992
Search Terms Delta Air Lines
Subjects Portrait paintings
Airline pilots
Credit line Delta Air Lines
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