Post Office Bas Relief – Northumberland PA

Description

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.

Source notes

http://www.newdealartregistry.org/
http://www.wpamurals.com/pennsylv.htm

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on September 28, 2014.

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Location Info


75 Queen Street
Northumberland, PA 17857

Location notes: Lobby

Coordinates: 40.887989, -76.794811

One comment on “Post Office Bas Relief – Northumberland PA

  1. 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
    drsliderule.blogspot.com

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