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Federal Art Project's Children's festival in Central Park, 1938 Sept. 6 or 7

Federal Art Project's Children's festival in Central Park, 1938 Sept. 6 or 7

Beckerman, photographer

Item Information

Title: Federal Art Project's Children's festival in Central Park

Date: 1938 Sept. 6 or 7

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 25 cm.

Description: Photograph shows a display of art labeled "Henry St. settlement," including sculptures on a table and hanging works on paper. Two little boys are observing the artworks, which are displayed outside near a cage which holds a Rhesus monkey.

Photograph is a work for hire by Beckerman for the N.Y. Federal Art Project, part of the W.P.A.

Date based on the days the festival was held, although back of photo is stamped: Sep 22 1938.

Creator: Beckerman, photographer

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

Rights Statement: U.S. public domain

Citation: Federal Art Project's Children's festival in Central Park, 1938 Sept. 6 or 7 / Beckerman, photographer. Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 12046