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Bertram Goodman

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Photographer:
Friend, Sidney M.
Subject:
Goodman, Bertram
Theodore Roosevelt High School
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Bronx, N.Y.
Date:
ca. 1939
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm.
Summary:
Goodman working on a mural for the Federal Art Project.

Identification on verso (handwritten and stamped): W.P.A. Federal Art Project; 6 East 39th St., New York, N.Y.
Negative No.: SF101; Title:"The Evolution of the Book" Artist: Bertram Goodman; Theodore Roosevelt High School
Identification on accompanying label (typewritten): Photograph of Bertram Goodman (WPA - NYC artist)
Bertram Goodman, WPA artist, putting the finishing touches on his mural "The Development of Printing", at Theodore Roosevelt High School (Washington Ave. and Fordham Rd., Bronx, NY). The figure on which he is working is that of an early bookbinder, drawing threads through a book. It is the central figure in the foreground of the panel. The mural has been executed under the supervision of the Federal Art Project of the WPA.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Art and state
Artists at or with their work
Federal aid to the arts
New Deal, 1933-1939
Painting
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)2125
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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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