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A young boy named William at one of the Federal Art Project's sculpture classes at the Brooklyn Children's Museum, 1939 Mar. 9, from the Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942

A young boy named William at one of the Federal Art Project's sculpture classes at the Brooklyn Children's Museum, 1939 Mar. 9

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Title: A young boy named William at one of the Federal Art Project's sculpture classes at the Brooklyn Children's Museum

Date: 1939 Mar. 9

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

Description: Identification on attachment (typewritten): Here is "William", mystery man age 4 who pops in and out of the WPA Federal Art Project's sculpture class ... William keeps his last name, address, and entire past dark, but he not only works fast in clay, but sings "A Tisket A Tasket" and dances the Suzy Q for his fellow art-workers.

Identification on verso (stamped and handwritten): Photographer: Herman.


Additional identification on verso (stamped): Please credit Photographic Division, Federal Art Project, W.P.A.

Creator: Unidentified

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

Rights Statement: U.S. public domain

Citation: A young boy named William at one of the Federal Art Project's sculpture classes at the Brooklyn Children's Museum, 1939 Mar. 9 / Andrew Herman, photographer. Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 12042