Local Industry, produced for the Jasper, Indiana Post Office competition, organized by Section of Fine Arts, Treasury De...
Accession number XX1990.3224
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 Material Information
Title: Local Industry, produced for the Jasper, Indiana Post Office competition, organized by Section of Fine Arts, Treasury Department (installed in Franklin, Indiana Post Office, 1940) study
Physical Description: Artifact
Creator: Jean Swiggett ( Artist )
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Laborers/Workers -- Railroads -- Industry -- WPA/Federal Arts Project -- Figurative
Genre: study
 Notes
Content description: Tempera on masonite mural study depicting a farmer with cornstalk and a miner(?) with pickaxe, farm and industry scene with railroad in background; the mural symbolizes agriculture on one side and industry on the other, linked in the background by the railroad and the post office; the separation of the groups and their absolute balance reinforce the equal importance of the two sides of the economy.
Preferred Citation: The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson Jr. Collection
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: WOLF002235
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: The Wolfsonian-Florida International University
Holding Location: The Wolfsonian FIU Object Collection
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: accession number - XX1990.3224
Classification: Fine Art

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