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WPA Rhythm Band, 1937
Elizabeth Olds

New York, New York
Lithograph on ivory paper, Paper W: 40.00 cm, Paper H: 29.00 cm, Image W: 35.50 cm, Image H: 25.40 cm
Courtesy of the Fine Arts Program, Public Buildings Service, U. S. General Services Administration. Commissioned through the New Deal art projects, 1945  45.1391
Not On View
Inscriptions:
recto: l.l. graphite "WPA Rhythm Band"; l.r. graphite "Elizabeth Olds. 1937."; b.r. graphite "4"; b.l. surface scratch "91" (number unclear)

Labels/Stamps:
recto: l.l. stamped in black ink "FEDERAL ART PROJECT / NYC WPA" WPA label on file: "WORKS PROGRESS ADMINISTRATION FEDERAL ART PROJECT STATE N.Y. CITY N.Y. ARTIST OLDS, ELIZABETH TITLE W.P.A. RHYTHM BAND MEDIUM LITHO PROJECT NO. 265-6900-853 DATE Property of the United States Government" Stamped in black ink on label "APR 21 1937" Stamped in blue ink on label "APR 16 1937" Written in blue pencil on label "M" Written in graphite on label "B"

Keywords: African American, Music, Musician, Performer, Performance, Figure group male, Man, tuba, Trombone, Drum, Saxophone, Print, Works Progress Administration