The Holy Experiment: Our Heritage from William Penn SIGNED VIOLET OAKLEY Murals at Pennsylvania State Capitol Harrisburg


Title: The Holy Experiment: Our Heritage from William Penn (Series of Mural Paintings in the Governor's Reception Room, in the Senate Chamber, and in the Supreme Courtroom of the State Capitol at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.)

Author: Violet Oakley

Description: Signed by Violet Oakley and numbered [22/1000] on delimitation page. Missing the copyright page, else a very nice copy. Blue cloth boards with beige spine; front cover stamped in gilt. Light wear to head of spine. Interior is clean. 158 pages. 12 x 9 inches.

Violet Oakley's presentation of her murals with commentary regarding her inspiration drawn from the principles, thought, and aspirations of William Penn.

Violet Oakley (1874-1961), artist and illustrator, was the first American woman to receive a public mural commission. She painted a series of 43 murals in the Pennsylvania State Capitol Building in Harrisburg for the Governors Grand Reception Room, the Senate and the Supreme Court.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Fair
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Cogslea Studios
Place: Philadelphia
Year: 1949

Keywords: William Penn, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania State Capitol,

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