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Francis Davis Millet and assistants at work on a mural, 1907

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Title: Francis Davis Millet and assistants at work on a mural

Date: 1907

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; image 16 x 21 cm., on board 19 x 24 cm.

Description: Millet (far right) and assistants kneeling and painting on a mural in his 1256 Wisconsin Avenue, Washington, DC, studio which he called his Art Factory.

Mural is titled The history of shipping from the earliest recorded use of boats until the present time, and was installed in the Baltimore Customs House in 1908.

Identification on verso (handwritten): F.D. Millet Studio working on ceiling.

Outer edge of photograph has framing damage.

Creator: Unidentified

Forms part of: Francis Davis Millet and Millet family papers, 1858-1984, bulk bulk 1858-1955

Rights Statement: U.S. public domain

Citation Information: Francis Davis Millet and assistants at work on a mural, 1907. Francis Davis Millet and Millet family papers, 1858-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 3352