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Edna Hershman

Edna Hershman

Hershman, Edna

Item Information

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 17 x 22 cm.

Description: Hershman painting a mural.



Identification on verso (handwritten and stamped): Federal Art Project W.P.A.; Photographic Division; 110 King Street; New York City

Location: W.P.A. Women at Work, 110 KIng St., N.Y.C.; Date: 4/26/39; Negative No.: 3869-17; Photographer: Sol Horn.

Identification on accompanying label (typewritten): Edna Hershman went to the School of Fine Arts at Yale on several scholarships. She won medals from the Beaux Arts in mural painting. One of her murals hangs in the nurses' recreation room of the Riverdale Hospital on North Brothers Island. She is at present executing a mural

Creator: Hershman, Edna

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

Digital ID: 2153