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William C. Palmer

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Photographer:
Herman, Andrew
Subject:
Palmer, William C. (William Charles)
Art Service Park
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1936 Aug. 7
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.
Summary:
Palmer working on a WPA mural at the Queens County General Hospital.

Identification on verso (handwritten and stamped): Art Service Project; 137 E. 57th Street; New York City
Location: Art Service Park (Murals); Date: 8/7/36; Negative No.: 1368A; Photographer: Herman; Artist: Wm. C. Palmer; Title: Foibles of Medicine.
Accompanying paper reads: William C. Palmer
Born in 1906, Des Moines, Iowa. Studied at Art Students League, Exoleves Beaux Arts De Fontainbleau, France; Taught privately ; did a mural for Queens Co. General Hospital, while on PWAP, from July to Oct., 1934. Studied fresco, painting under Baudoun in 1927. Private instructor in technical facts on painting, chemistry of color, method, oil in tempera and Florentine guilding.
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)2848
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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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