Post Office Sculpture – White Hall IL

City:
White Hall, IL

Site Type:
Art Works, Sculpture and Bas Relief

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

Started:
1938

Completed:
1939

Artist:
Felix Schlag

Description

“Along the south wall of the lobby of the Post Office is a sculpture ‘Potter and His Burro,’ commissioned by the U.S. Treasury Department’s Section of Painting and Sculpture in November 1938. It was created by Felix Schlag in honor of White Hall’s pottery industry and installed in the building in November 1939.”   (NRHP)

Source notes

National Register District Nomination for the White Hall District. https://gis.hpa.state.il.us/pdfs/201425.pdf Photo at: http://www.wpamurals.org/sld042.htm

Site originally submitted by Pamela Pietrowsky on June 15, 2014.

Location Info


120 South Jacksonville Street
White Hall, IL 62092
Greene County

Coordinates: 39.4365967, -90.40226

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