Post Office Carvings – Paulsboro NJ

Description

The historic Paulsboro post office contains three painted wood carvings by Nena de Brennecke. The carvings are collectively titled “Oil Refining.” They were created under the auspices of the Section of Fine Arts and installed in the post office in 1940.

Source notes

Originally posted in the New Deal Art Registry: http://www.newdealartregistry.org/

http://www.wpamurals.com/newjersy.htm

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Location Info


1015N DelawareSt
Paulsboro, NJ 8066.0

Location notes: Lobby

Coordinates: 39.8326219, -75.2416691

2 comments on “Post Office Carvings – Paulsboro NJ

  1. Terry Woodward

    Looking for a photo of Nena de Brennecke in newspaper or archives somewhere. Her work is noted but can’t find a photo of her.

    • Gabriel Milner

      We don’t have any handy, but we’ll keep a lookout. Perhaps the Smithsonian has some?

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