John Bassett Moore School Murals – Smyrna DE

Description

A collection of murals was painted for what is now the John Bassett Moore School in Smyrna, Delaware, commissioned by the WPA. Produced by Brandywine River School artists Walter Pyle, Jr., Stafford Good, and Edward Grant, the murals are entitled:

  • “Shipping Industry”
  • “Scenes of Agriculture”
  • “Cavalcade of Delaware”
  • “Student Activities”
  • “School Scenes”
  • “Heritage of Shakespeare”

The works were restored during extensive school district renovations in the 2000s.

Source notes

http://www.dcet.k12.de.us/teach/cyberfair/fry/Mural%20Works.html

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on July 20, 2016.

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Location Info


20 W Frazier St.
Smyrna, DE 19977

Coordinates: 39.298465, -75.605187

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