Physical Details: Letter : 5 p. : typescript ; 27 x 21 cm.
Sender: Edward Beatty Rowan (1898-1946) (Washington, D.C.)
Recipient: Chaim Gross (1904-1991) (New York, N.Y.)
Description: Rowan, Superintendent of the Section of Paintings and Sculpture, writes to inform Gross that he has been selected to participate in a competition to create a sculpture of a postman for the Post Office Department Building in Washington.
Included are diagrams of the niche which would hold the sculpture, and an elevation and floorplan of the room where the sculpture would be installed.
Forms part of: Chaim Gross papers, 1920-1983
Rights Statement: U.S. public domain
Citation: Edward Beatty Rowan, Washington, D.C. letter to Chaim Gross, New York, N.Y., 1935 May 31. Chaim Gross papers, 1920-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 11037
- Federal aid to the arts
- Great Depression
- New Deal, 1933-1939
- Public sculpture
- United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Painting and Sculpture
- Washington, D.C.