New Deal/WPA Art in Bassett, Virginia
This Post Office mural was funded by the Section of Fine Arts under the Treasury Department and not the WPA.
"Manufacture of Furniture" - fresco
Walter Carnelli (1939)
Image courtesy of the USPS
Photograph taken by Jimmy Emerson
Democratic Vistas:Post Offices and Public Art in the New Deal
by Marlene Park & Gerald E. Markowitz
Thanks to Jimmy Emerson who contributed the photograph and his website, the Post Marks Collectors Club (PMCC) at www.postmarks.org/photos.
© 2006 Nancy Lorance
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