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Edith Hamlin photographs of murals, 1937

Hamlin, Edith, 1902-1992

Muralist, Portrait painter, Landscape painter


Collection Information

Size: 6 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Six photographs showing Hamlin at work on Federal Art Project murals for the Mission High School Library in San Francisco, 1937.

Biographical/Historical Note

Edith Hamlin (1902-1992) was a painter and muralist from San Francisco, Calif. Worked for the Federal Art Project of the Works Progress Administration during the Depression.


Lent for microfilming 1964 by Lewis Ferbrache.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to lender, Lewis Ferbrache, Oakland Museum of Art, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel NDA 3 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Edith Hamlin photographs of murals, 1937. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.