Post Office Mural – Anacortes WA

Project type: Art, Murals
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Description

Under the Treasury Section of Fine Art, “Seattle artist and museum curator Kenneth Callahan completed  ‘Halibut Fishing’ in 1940. The mural provoked some outcry from the local community, who didn’t entirely agree with Callahan’s depictions of fishing.

“Callahan, one of the founders of the Northwest School (a Pacific Northwest art movements) served as a curator at the Seattle Art Museum between 1933-1963.”

(http://depts.washington.edu)

Source notes

http://depts.washington.edu/depress/map_post_offices.shtml
http://www.flickr.com/photos/auvet/545083769/in/photostream/
http://www.wpamurals.com/Anacorte.htm

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Location Info


519 Commercial Ave.
Anacortes, WA 98221

Location notes: Lobby

Coordinates: 48.517724, -122.611993

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