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Bird Studies

Dublin Core

Title

Bird Studies

Creator

Brown, Samuel E.

Format

19.5 x 14 in (framed)
4.5 x 6 in (image top)
6.5 x 8 in (image bottom)

Identifier

985

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Biography

Samuel Brown was born in 1903. He worked for the Public Works of Art Project and began work for the WPA Federal Arts Project in November of 1935. He completed a total of 36 easel works and one mural. Brown was adept at painting portraits, completing a number of them for the Westport Library in 1936. His other work was allocated to Redding Hill School, Fairfield State Hospital, Connecticut State Farm for Women, and the Mystic Oral School. Brown’s date of birth is unknown. He died in 1983 at the age of 80. Sources: WPA Artist’s Work Card; WPA Biography; AskART.

Category

Library

Signature Position

L.R (top)
L.L (bottom)

Donor

Edith Murray Gallegher

Citation

Brown, Samuel E., “Bird Studies,” Westport Public Schools Digital Collections, accessed April 24, 2019, https://collections.westportps.org/items/show/1071.

Item Relations

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