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Art for the People: Carl W. Peters and the Rochester WPA Murals

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Study for "The History of the Lake Ontario Region" Mural Group

ca. 1939-1942
29 1/8 x 39 in. (74 x 99 cm)

Carl W. Peters
American (Fairport, NY, 1897 - 1980, Fairport, NY)

Object Type: Drawing
Medium and Support: Graphite on non-archival tan wove paper
Credit Line: Gift in memory of the friendship of Ellen W. and Thomas H. Miller with Blanche and Carl W. Peters
Accession Number: 2009.74
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Location: Not currently on view

Preparatory drawing for WPA mural at Charlotte High School, Rochester, NY. Studies for "French influence," "Reverend Rene Gahnee," "Seneca-Iroquois" and another panel depicting Native Americans, possibly "Algonquin Fishermen." Four panels altogether, squared for transfer.

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