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Herman, Andrew, photographer


Item Information

Title: William C. Palmer

Date: 1936 Aug. 7

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.

Description: Palmer working on a WPA mural at the Queens County General Hospital.

Identification on verso (handwritten and stamped): Art Service Project; 137 E. 57th Street; New York City

Location: Art Service Park (Murals); Date: 8/7/36; Negative No.: 1368A; Photographer: Herman; Artist: Wm. C. Palmer; Title: Foibles of Medicine.

Accompanying paper reads: William C. Palmer

Born in 1906, Des Moines, Iowa. Studied at Art Students League, Exoleves 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: Herman, Andrew, photographer

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

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: Andrew Herman. William C. Palmer, 1936 Aug. 7. Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 2848