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Federal Art Project's Children's festival in Central Park

view Federal Art Project's Children's festival in Central Park digital asset number 1
Photographer:
Beckerman
Subject:
Federal Art Project (New York, N.Y.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Central Park (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
1938 Sept. 6 or 7
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 25 cm.
Summary:
Photograph shows a display of art labeled "Henry St. settlement," including sculptures on a table and hanging works on paper. Two little boys are observing the artworks, which are displayed outside near a cage which holds a Rhesus monkey.
Photograph is a work for hire by Beckerman for the N.Y. Federal Art Project, part of the W.P.A.
Date based on the days the festival was held, although back of photo is stamped: Sep 22 1938.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Children's art
Federal aid to the arts
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)12046
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Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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