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Edward Laning, ca. 1937, from the Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942

Edward Laning, ca. 1937

Item Information

Title: Edward Laning

Date: ca. 1937

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 20 x 26 cm.

Description: Edward Laning working on mural for Ellis Island.

Identification on verso (handwritten) : Edward Laning and assistants work on Ellis Island Mural, "The Role of the Immigrant in the Industrial Development of America"

Identification on accompanying label (typewritten): Edward Laning, of the WPA Federal Art Project mural division, which mural, "The Role of the Immigrant in the Industrial Development of America", has been allocated to Ellis Island, where it was recently installed in the Dining Room of the Administration Building.



Published in: Archives of American Art Journal v. 12, no. 3, p. 13

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: Edward Laning, ca. 1937 / unidentified photographer. Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 2937