Skip to main content

Abraham Lishinsky working on the science panel at the Samuel Tilden High School, ca. 1939, from the Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942

Abraham Lishinsky working on the science panel at the Samuel Tilden High School, ca. 1939

Item Information

Title: Abraham Lishinsky working on the science panel at the Samuel Tilden High School

Date: ca. 1939

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.

Description: Identification on verso (handwritten and stamped): W.P.A. Federal Art Project; 6 East 39th St., New York, N.Y.

Negative No.: P33B

Identification on verso (handwritten): Lishinsky (Science Panel) Samuel Tilden H.S.

Identification on accompanying label (typewritten): The artist, Abraham Lishinsky, at work on mural for: Samuel Tilden High School, Tilden Avenue and East 57th Street, Brooklyn, N.Y., designed under the direction of the Federal Art Project, New York City, W.P.A.

Location: Auditorium; Title: The Major Influences in Civilization; Artist: Abraham Lishinsky; Medium: oil on canvas.

Creator: Unidentified

Forms part of: Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Abraham Lishinsky working on the science panel at the Samuel Tilden High School, ca. 1939 / unidentified photographer. Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 2919