Post Office Mural – Boonville IN

Description

The Section of Fine Arts-funded mural “Boonville Beginnings” was painted by Ida Ableman and installed in the lobby of the Boonville, Indiana post office in 1941. The size of the mural is 12’7″ x 5’6″ and the medium is casein tempera on canvas.

Source notes

Originally posted in the New Deal Art Registry: http://www.newdealartregistry.org/
A Simple and Vital Design: The Story of the Indiana Post Office Murals by John C. Carlisle
Information contributed by Indiana Division of Historic Preservation/Nicole Cory

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on July 2, 2014.

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Location Info


214 West Locust St.
Boonville, IN 47601

Location notes: Lobby

Coordinates: 38.048770, -87.276150

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