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Torrington, CT New Deal Art

These Post Office murals were funded by the Section of Fine Arts under the Treasury Department and not the WPA.

(This panel is located in the Post Office Mailbox Section)

New Deal/WPA Art in Torrington, Connecticut

Torrington, CT Post Office
“Episodes in the Life of John Brown” – oil on canvas
Arthur Covey (1937)

Reference Source:
Democratic Vistas: Post Offices and Public Art in the New Deal
by Marlene Park & Gerald E. Markowitz

Thanks to Jimmy Emerson who contributed the photographs!