Post Office Bas Relief – Hereford TX

Description

“On the Range,” a painted wood carving, was created in 1941 by Enid Bell for the then-new Hereford post office with funding from the Treasury Section of Fine Arts.

In 1967, a contractor remodeling the post office took this piece home. The GSA tracked it down but kept it in storage for years. It was returned to Hereford in 1973, and “On the Range” is once again housed at the post office. It can be found in the inner, retail lobby.

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Location Info


408 Main Street
Hereford, TX 79045

Location notes: Lobby

Coordinates: 34.817990, -102.400029

One comment on “Post Office Bas Relief – Hereford TX

  1. Mark Palanchian

    My name is mark palanchian, my brother Derek and I are Enid Bell’s grandsons and her only living direct descendants. I would like to know what the current status of her work “On the Range” is.

    Thank you

    Mark 561 762 8344

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