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William C. Palmer

William C. Palmer

Palmer, William C. (William Charles)

Item Information

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 19 x 13 cm.

Description: Portrait of Palmer



Identification on verso (handwritten and stamped): Federal Art Project W.P.A.; Photographic Division; 13 East 37th St.; New York City

William Palmer (portrait); Date: 4/13/37; Negative No.: P706; Photographer: Truehoff.

Identification on accompanying label (typewritten): William C. Palmer

Born in 1906, Des Moines, Iowa. Studied at Art Students League, Ecoleves Beaux Arts de Fontainbleau, France; Taught privately; did a mural for Queens Co. General Hospital, while on PWAP, from July to Oct., 1934. Studied fresco painting under Baudoun in 1927. Private instructor in technical facts on painting, chemistry of color, method, oil in tempera and Florentine guilding.

Creator: Palmer, William C. (William Charles)

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

Digital ID: 2315