Two murals, “Haying” and “Sugaring Off,” by Philip von Saltza were completed in 1939 with Treasury Section of Fine Arts funds. The post office moved to a new facility in early 2008. The murals remain in the old lobby.
An oil-on-canvas mural entitled “Lumberman Log-Rolling” was painted for the Milford, New Hampshire post office in 1940 by Philip Von Saltza. Mr. Von Saltza received $700 for his efforts according to the project’s contract dated April 15, 1940. The mural…read more
Oil on canvas entitled “Wild Horses by Moonlight” painted by Philip von Saltza in 1940. “Swedish-born Philip von Saltza, a resident of Maine in the 1930’s, painted post office murals in Vermont and New Hampshire. This mural was not originally…read more
“First Flight of the Wright Brothers at Kitty Hawk” Medium: oil on canvas, 1940 Phillip Von Saltza, painter Von Saltza’s painting was selected from a pool of 1,475 entrants. The painting, in the post office in this eastern North Carolina…read more