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Newark Jail, 1934
Rowland C. Ellis

New Jersey
Wood engraving on paper, Paper W: 36.90 cm, Paper H: 24.80 cm, Image W: 18.10 cm, Image H: 13.30 cm
Commissioned by the New York Regional Committee of the U.S. Treasury Department, Public Works of Art Project. Allocated by the U. S. Government, 1934. Commissioned through the New Deal art projects  34.314
Not On View
recto: l.r. graphite "Rowland C Ellis"

WPA label on file: "PRINT -- DO NOT WRITE Name Rowland C. Ellis Address 154 Ward Place So. Orange, N.J. Title Newark Jail (wood engraving) Designed for Accepted by Accepted by Final Disposition executed for the PUBLIC WORKS OF ART PROJECT New York Regional Committee 8 West 8th Street, N.Y.C. A" Stamped in blue ink on label: "NORTHERN NEW JERSEY SUB-COMMITTEE NEWARK MUSEUM NEWARK, N.J."

Exhibition History:
"New Deal Art: New Jersey," Robeson Center Gallery, Rutgers in Newark; and City Without Walls Gallery, Newark, March 26-April 20, 1980; traveled to New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, May 3-July 20, 1980.

Keywords: Newark, New Jersey, Architecture, Print, Works Progress Administration