REW about 1937.

REW about 1937.

REW aboard the ocean liner Champlain, 1939
REW aboard the ocean liner Champlain, 1939

While sailing to Europe as a result of winning the Chaloner Prize, REW met two circus acrobats. The result was an ad hoc performance for fellow passengers. REW is seen on the left.

Paris, 1939
Paris, 1939

REW with his new Mercier bicycle. He and fellow Herron student Harry A. Davis cycled much of northern France the summer of 1939. The bicycle is still extant.

Paris, 1939
Paris, 1939

REW on the Pont de la Tournelle with Notre Dame in the background. REW lived at the Hotel Liberia, 9 Rue de la Grande -Chaumiere, Paris.

At Sea, 1939
At Sea, 1939

REW during a lifeboat drill aboard ship on his return home to the U.S. after urging by the American embassy to leave. He would arrive back in New York on October 2, 1939.

Sketching on deck, 1939
Sketching on deck, 1939

Eternally sketching, even during his escape from Europe. This was probably taken in September 1939.

Ensign Robert E. Weaver
Ensign Robert E. Weaver

Robert Edward Weaver upon his graduation from Officer Candidate School c. 1943

Alameda Naval Air Station, 1943
Alameda Naval Air Station, 1943

LTjg REW would paint several murals for the Bachelor Officers Mess at the Alameda Naval Air Station before he shipped-out to the South Pacific and duty with Rescue Squadron VH-3.

Robert Edward Weaver, c. 1944
Robert Edward Weaver, c. 1944

Weaver sketching on Saipan, WWII.

LTjg, Robert Edward Weaver, c. 1945
LTjg, Robert Edward Weaver, c. 1945

This image of REW was taken somewhere in the Okinawa theater of operations during WWII. Robert Edward Weaver was stationed with Rescue Squadron VH-3 near Kerama Retto.

REW in the South Pacific, 1945
REW in the South Pacific, 1945

REW drawing for children on Kerama Retto.

Okinawa 1945
Okinawa 1945

REW sharing rations with children at the end of WWII on Okinawa.

REW the muralist c. 1946
REW the muralist c. 1946

In 1946 REW was commissioned to create a mural for the entrance to the Indianapolis Methodist Hospital's Children's Ward. Here the artist poses next to his work as he was creating it.

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Robert Edward Weaver c. 1947
Robert Edward Weaver c. 1947

REW is seen here in his studio located on Main Street in Peru, IN. He is with his prize winning work "The Butchering" which was shown at the National Academy of Design in New York City, NY in 1949.

REW about 1948
REW about 1948
Robert Edward Weaver c. 1952
Robert Edward Weaver c. 1952

REW in his studio at the home he built for his mother in Peru, Indiana. This is a posed image of REW with his work "Brass Band."

Robert Edward Weaver c. 1950
Robert Edward Weaver c. 1950
 Registration card for REW to the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine.

Registration card for REW to the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine.

REW instructing at John Herron, 1955
REW instructing at John Herron, 1955
REW at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, c. 1968
REW at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, c. 1968

Each year REW would take his art students to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) to sketch and experience the state’s greatest sporting event. REW was a long time friend of speedway president Tony Hulman, and many of REW’s racing artworks are on the campus of the IMS.

Robert Edward Weaver, about 1964
Robert Edward Weaver, about 1964

REW for the first several years of the Circus City Festival Incorporated acted as one of the circus's ringmasters. This image is from the early years of the festival which were under a tent prior to the construction of the CCFI's permanent location.

REW with students and Tony Hulman, 1971
REW with students and Tony Hulman, 1971

REW was a long time friend of Indianapolis Motor Speedway president Tony Hulman. Their friendship resulted in the Hulman Prize for Design during 500 race week in Indianapolis. The competition was open to students at the John Herron Art Institute. From left to right: Larry Profancik, Warren Low, Mr. Hulman, REW, and Mark Miller.

REW about 1980
REW about 1980
REW about 1990
REW about 1990
 REW about 1937.
REW aboard the ocean liner Champlain, 1939
Paris, 1939
Paris, 1939
At Sea, 1939
Sketching on deck, 1939
Ensign Robert E. Weaver
Alameda Naval Air Station, 1943
Robert Edward Weaver, c. 1944
LTjg, Robert Edward Weaver, c. 1945
REW in the South Pacific, 1945
Okinawa 1945
REW the muralist c. 1946
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Robert Edward Weaver c. 1947
REW about 1948
Robert Edward Weaver c. 1952
Robert Edward Weaver c. 1950
 Registration card for REW to the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine.
REW instructing at John Herron, 1955
REW at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, c. 1968
Robert Edward Weaver, about 1964
REW with students and Tony Hulman, 1971
REW about 1980
REW about 1990

REW about 1937.

REW aboard the ocean liner Champlain, 1939

While sailing to Europe as a result of winning the Chaloner Prize, REW met two circus acrobats. The result was an ad hoc performance for fellow passengers. REW is seen on the left.

Paris, 1939

REW with his new Mercier bicycle. He and fellow Herron student Harry A. Davis cycled much of northern France the summer of 1939. The bicycle is still extant.

Paris, 1939

REW on the Pont de la Tournelle with Notre Dame in the background. REW lived at the Hotel Liberia, 9 Rue de la Grande -Chaumiere, Paris.

At Sea, 1939

REW during a lifeboat drill aboard ship on his return home to the U.S. after urging by the American embassy to leave. He would arrive back in New York on October 2, 1939.

Sketching on deck, 1939

Eternally sketching, even during his escape from Europe. This was probably taken in September 1939.

Ensign Robert E. Weaver

Robert Edward Weaver upon his graduation from Officer Candidate School c. 1943

Alameda Naval Air Station, 1943

LTjg REW would paint several murals for the Bachelor Officers Mess at the Alameda Naval Air Station before he shipped-out to the South Pacific and duty with Rescue Squadron VH-3.

Robert Edward Weaver, c. 1944

Weaver sketching on Saipan, WWII.

LTjg, Robert Edward Weaver, c. 1945

This image of REW was taken somewhere in the Okinawa theater of operations during WWII. Robert Edward Weaver was stationed with Rescue Squadron VH-3 near Kerama Retto.

REW in the South Pacific, 1945

REW drawing for children on Kerama Retto.

Okinawa 1945

REW sharing rations with children at the end of WWII on Okinawa.

REW the muralist c. 1946

In 1946 REW was commissioned to create a mural for the entrance to the Indianapolis Methodist Hospital's Children's Ward. Here the artist poses next to his work as he was creating it.

Robert Edward Weaver c. 1947

REW is seen here in his studio located on Main Street in Peru, IN. He is with his prize winning work "The Butchering" which was shown at the National Academy of Design in New York City, NY in 1949.

REW about 1948
Robert Edward Weaver c. 1952

REW in his studio at the home he built for his mother in Peru, Indiana. This is a posed image of REW with his work "Brass Band."

Robert Edward Weaver c. 1950

Registration card for REW to the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine.

REW instructing at John Herron, 1955
REW at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, c. 1968

Each year REW would take his art students to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) to sketch and experience the state’s greatest sporting event. REW was a long time friend of speedway president Tony Hulman, and many of REW’s racing artworks are on the campus of the IMS.

Robert Edward Weaver, about 1964

REW for the first several years of the Circus City Festival Incorporated acted as one of the circus's ringmasters. This image is from the early years of the festival which were under a tent prior to the construction of the CCFI's permanent location.

REW with students and Tony Hulman, 1971

REW was a long time friend of Indianapolis Motor Speedway president Tony Hulman. Their friendship resulted in the Hulman Prize for Design during 500 race week in Indianapolis. The competition was open to students at the John Herron Art Institute. From left to right: Larry Profancik, Warren Low, Mr. Hulman, REW, and Mark Miller.

REW about 1980
REW about 1990
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