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Title Delta Pilot
Date 1987
Collection Art and Crafts Collection
Object Name Drawing
Catalog Number 1996.10.1
Description Framed original drawing on fabric, signed by artist. Pencil crayon drawing on a Delta Air Lines First Class linen napkin. Depicts the artist, who was the well-known American comedian "Red" Skelton, in character as his famous hobo clown "Freddie the Freeloader," wearing a Delta pilot hat and reading a newspaper.
Artist/Maker Skelton, Richard "Red"
Height (in) 37
Width (in) 28
Dimension Details Image size: 25"x16" Frame 37"x28"
Provenance Drawing commissioned by the donors and purchased on July 19, 1987.
Search Terms Delta Air Lines
Delta Flight Operations
First Class
Subjects Art
Airline pilots
Autographs
Celebrities
Clowns
Comedians
Drawings
Hats
Newspapers
Credit line Gift of Charles and Lois Devonshire
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