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Early Mail Service and the Construction of Railroads

Dublin Core

Title

Early Mail Service and the Construction of Railroads

Subject

The history of the post office, and the construction of railroads. Guston emphasizes the labor required to create the vast system of mail and transit.

Description

Guston painted this mural in a post office in Commerce, GA, under the auspices of the Treasury Section, after finally getting on relief.

Creator

Philip Guston

Date

1938

Format

Fresco

Type

Mural

Citation

Philip Guston, “Early Mail Service and the Construction of Railroads,” WUSTL Digital Gateway Image Collections & Exhibitions, accessed August 15, 2018, http://omeka.wustl.edu/omeka/items/show/14355.