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William H. Burr (labeled on verso " Mr. Edward .T. Bedford")

Dublin Core

Title

William H. Burr (labeled on verso " Mr. Edward .T. Bedford")

Creator

Brown, Samuel E.

Source

w

Format

23” x 26”

Identifier

40

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.

Category

WPA Art Collection

Media

Oil

Media Details

oil

Signature Position

lower right

Citation

Brown, Samuel E., “William H. Burr (labeled on verso " Mr. Edward .T. Bedford"),” Westport Public Schools Digital Collections, accessed November 15, 2019, https://collections.westportps.org/items/show/65.

Item Relations

This Item dcterms:creator Item: Samuel E. Brown
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