William Karp photographs

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.karpwill
Creators:
Karp, William, 1905-
Dates:
[ca.1937-1938]
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
14 Items
photoprints (on partial microfilm reel)
b&w
20 1/2 x 25 1/2 cm.
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Copyprints of photographs of two WPA murals by Karp, "The Normal Pursuits of Man-Production," 1937, in Bellevue Hospital, NYC, and "Armed with Learning and Reality, Looking from the Past to the Future," 1938, in the Hebrew Orphans Asylum, NYC. The photographs show Karp and assistants at work on the murals and the completed murals. Also included are photographs of a design for a PWAP mural, "Electrical Production and Direction" (never executed in mural scale).

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, mural painter; New York, N.Y.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3589 (frames 1104-1133) available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Reproduction Note
Photographs are copyprints.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred from the National Museum of American Art, Department of 20th Century Painting and Sculpture, 1985.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

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Keywords
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Mural painting and decoration, American Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the arts -- New York (State) -- New York Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Muralists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Federal Art Project (New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
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