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Elizabeth Deering, 1939 Apr. 26, from the Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942

Elizabeth Deering, 1939 Apr. 26

Item Information

Title: Elizabeth Deering

Date: 1939 Apr. 26

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

Description: Deering working on a mural for the WPA Federal Art Project.

Identification on verso (handwritten and stamped):

W.P.A. Women at Work; 110 King St., N.Y.C.; Date: 4/26/39; Negative No: 3869-11; Photographer: Sol Horn

Identification on accompanying label (typewritten):

Elizabeth Deering did portrait painting commercially before she was employed by the mural division of the WPA Federal Art Project. Miss Deering's gay, amusing mural of a circus will hang in the nurses' recreation lounge in Fordham Hospital when completed.

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: Elizabeth Deering, 1939 Apr. 26 / Sol Horn, photographer. Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 3089