Renton-Highland Branch Library Mural – Renton WA

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Description

This 1938 Section of Fine Arts mural”Miners at Work” by Jacob Elshin was originally installed in the Renton post office.

Elshin “actually visited underground mines and sketched miners at work for his mural in Renton, Washington, that depicted this historic aspect of the city.” (tfaoi.com)

Source notes

http://www.newdealartregistry.org/map/MinersAtWork/RentonHighlandBranchLibrary/Renton/WA/
http://depts.washington.edu/depress/map_post_offices.shtml
http://www.wpamurals.com/rentonWA.htm
http://www.tfaoi.com/aa/3aa/3aa145.htm, accessed November 25, 2014.

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Location Info


2902 NE 12th St.
Renton, WA 98056

Coordinates: 47.503558, -122.180822

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