"Dr. Joseph Priestley"
Project type: Art Works, Sculpture and Bas Relief
Artists: Tina MelicovView Project in a Separate Window
The bas relief sculpture that hangs in the lobby of the Northumberland, Pennsylvania post office is entitled “Dr. Joseph Priestley.” Carved from red mahogany, the work was created by Dina Melicov and installed at the post office in 1942.
Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on September 28, 2014.
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Great to see this work. I have gone to Northumberland specifically to see the Priestley House and grave site, but I had no idea that this work was at the post office. Thanks for posting the information. For more on Joseph Priestley and other visionaries see