Baytown Historical Museum Mural – Baytown TX

City:
Baytown, TX

Site Type:
Art Works, Murals

New Deal Agencies:
Arts Programs, Treasury Section of Fine Arts (TSFA)

Completed:
1938

Description

The historic Baytown Historical Museum building (formerly Federal Building / post office) houses an example of New Deal artwork: “Texas,” a fresco mural by Barse Miller. The mural was commissioned by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts. It was restored in 2011 at a cost of $14,000.

Source notes

https://www.texasescapes.com/Wanda-Orton/Baytown-Post-Office-Mural.htm https://baytownhistoricalmuseum.org/mural/

Site originally submitted by Evan Kalish on April 3, 2015.

Location Info


220 West Defee St.
Baytown, TX 77520
Harris County

Coordinates: 29.733890, -94.969900

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2 comments on “Baytown Historical Museum Mural – Baytown TX

  1. Jeffrey Clayton

    Here is a link to a photo I took of the Barse Miller mural in Baytown. I’d be happy to grant permission for you to use it for this page.

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/johnnywaco/15209008314/

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2 comments on “Baytown Historical Museum Mural – Baytown TX

  1. Jeffrey Clayton

    Here is a link to a photo I took of the Barse Miller mural in Baytown. I’d be happy to grant permission for you to use it for this page.

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/johnnywaco/15209008314/

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