Main Post Office Mural – Berkeley CA

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Description

This tempera and oil on canvas mural “Incidents in California History” by Suzanne Scheuer was painted in 1936-37 with funding from the Treasury Relief Art Project. Located in the Berkeley Main Post Office. This mural depicts the earliest inhabitants of Berkeley. Scheuer was also one of the artists contributing to San Francisco’s Coit Tower mural.

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Berkeley Historical Society. Fall 2001. 20:3

www.wpamurals.com

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Location Info

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2000 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94703

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Coordinates: 37.868947, -122.270046

2 comments on “Main Post Office Mural – Berkeley CA

  1. Melinda Stuart

    Thanks for providing this information on surviving New Deal art!

  2. BklynIna

    The main Post Office with it’s wonderful New Deal art is up for sale.
    Sad.

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