“Receiving the Mail on the Farm” is a Section of Fine Arts mural completed by John E. Costigan in 1939 for the Rensselaer post office. The size of the mural is 12′ x 4′ and the medium is oil on canvas.
The historic post office in Girard, Ohio housed an example of New Deal artwork: “Workers of the Soil,” a mural by John E. Costigan. The work was commissioned by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts. Unfortunately, the 1938 mural no…read more