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Archibald D. Sawyer

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Subject:
Sawyer, Archibald D.
Type:
Photographs
Place:
West Point, N.Y.
Date:
ca. 1937
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.
Summary:
Sawyer working on a stained glass window.

Identification on verso, left (handwritten and stamped): Federal Art Project W.P.A.; Photographic Division; 13 East 37th St.; New York City
Identification on verso, right (handwritten and stamped): Title: U.S. Military Academy; Artist: George Pearse Ennis; Medium: Stained Glass
Identification on accompanying label (typewritten): ONE OF THE PROCESSES IN MAKING A STAINED GLASS WINDOW
Archibald d. [sic] Sawyer, successor to George Parse [sic] Ennis, original designer of the WPA stained glass window for the Washington Hall, U.S. Military Academy at West Point, is shown tracing a cartoon of one of the twelve panels. Upon Mr. Sawyer's death the work was completed by Oscar H. Julius and recently installed in the mess hall of the Academy. The window designed under the auspices of the WPA Federal Art Project will be presented by Audrey McMahon, Assistant to the National Director Holger Cahill, to Major General Connor, Commandant of the Academy.
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
Glass painting and staining
New Deal, 1933-1939
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)2372
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Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942
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