Post Office and Courthouse Mural – Marquette MI

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An oil-on-canvas mural entitled “Marquette Exploring Shores of Lake Superior” was painted by Dewey Albinson and installed in the new U.S. Post Office and Federal Courthouse in Marquette, Michigan in 1938.  The mural measures 4’8” x 15’.

Source notes

Originally posted in the New Deal Art Registry:

National Archives Record Group 121-GA: Records of the Public Building Service
Prints – Photographs of Paintings and Sculptures Commissioned by the Sect. of Fine Arts, 1934-1943
Box 1: Dewey Albinson, Marquette, MI folder.

Project originally submitted by New Deal Art Registry; edited and posted by Evan Kalish on July 24, 2014.

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Location Info

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202 W Washington St.
Marquette, MI 49855

Location notes: Lobby

Coordinates: 46.543811, -87.395756

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