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Elizabeth Deering

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Photographer:
Horn, Sol
Subject:
Deering, Elizabeth
Fordham Hospital
Type:
Photographs
Place:
New York, N.Y.
Date:
1939 Apr. 26
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 17 x 22 cm.
Summary:
Deering working on a mural for the WPA Federal Art Project.
Identification on verso (handwritten and stamped):
W.P.A. Women at Work; 110 King St., N.Y.C.; Date: 4/26/39; Negative No: 3869-11; Photographer: Sol Horn
Identification on accompanying label (typewritten):
Elizabeth Deering did portrait painting commercially before she was employed by the mural division of the WPA Federal Art Project. Miss Deering's gay, amusing mural of a circus will hang in the nurses' recreation lounge in Fordham Hospital when completed.
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
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)3089
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Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942
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