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Street Building--The Foundation of All Communication (mural, Worcester, Massachusetts Parcel Post Building)

1940 Ralf Edgar Nickelsen Born: Hamburg, Germany 1903 Died: Gloucester, Massachusetts 1990 oil on canvas 97 x 204 in. (246.4 x 518.2 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Transfer from the Parcel Post Office Building, Worcester, Massachusetts, through the General Services Administration 1972.132.2 Not currently on view


Keywords

Allegory - arts and sciences - technology

Architecture - machine - cement mixer

Cityscape - Massachusetts - Worcester

Cityscape - street

Figure group

Occupation - industry - construction

Study - mural study

New Deal - Treasury Section of Painting and Sculpture

painting

paint - oil

fabric - canvas

About Ralf Edgar Nickelsen

Born: Hamburg, Germany 1903 Died: Gloucester, Massachusetts 1990

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