Government Printing Office Workers
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ArtistEliot Means
Year1937
Typesculpture
LocationG Street, Washington, D.C.
OwnerGeneral Services Administration

Government Printing Office Workers is a series of three relief sculptures, located at the Government Printing Office Building, North Capitol Street, and G Street, Northeast, Washington, D.C.[1]

Design

The panels are installed on the third floor of the north side of the building. The left panel shows a standing figure operating a printing press, with rollers, and the right panel shows a standing male figure unloading rolls of paper. They are by Elliott Means. The center panel shows an eagle surmounting the Government Printing Office seal, and is by Armin A. Scheler.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Government Printing Office Workers, (sculpture)". Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture, Smithsonian American Art Museum. Retrieved August 13, 2011.
  2. ^ "Washington, DC New Deal Art". Archived from the original on 2011-08-05. Retrieved 2011-08-20.