Post Office Relief – Farmington ME

Description

The historic post office in Farmington, Maine houses an example of New Deal artwork: a Treasury of Fine Arts-commissioned wooden relief entitled “Lillian Nordica.” Created by Hetty Beatty, the work was installed in the post office lobby in 1938.

“Nordica was born in Farmington in 1857. She became a foremost soprano Opera signer in the late 19th, early 20th centuries.”

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http://www.flickr.com/photos/auvet/4854782777/
http://www.wpamurals.com/maine.htm

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Location Info


196 Maine St.
Farmington, ME 04938

Coordinates: 44.669909, -70.150397

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