Fort Marion National Monument Vintage Poster
US National Park Service
Drawing - Silkscreen, Color
"Fort Marion National Monument Vintage Poster"
A WPA poster, circa 1938
Original Title: Fort Marion National Monument, St. Augustine, Florida
The Fort Marion National Monument is now the Castillo de San Marcos National Monument.
The Castillo, or Fort Marion as it was known at the time, was declared a national monument on October 15, 1924 by President Calvin Coolidge. He signed a proclamation that also included Fort Matanzas, Fort Pulaski, Fort Wood (Statue of Liberty), and Castle Pinckney (Castle Pinckney was returned to the Army Corps of Engineers in 1951 and is no longer a national monument).
Creator(s): Powell, C. Don (Chester), designer
Date Created/Published: [Washington, D.C.] : Department of the Interior, National Park Service, [ca. 1938]
Medium: 1 print (poster) : screen, color ; 48 x 36 cm.
Summary: Poster shows view of Fort Marion (Castillo de San Marcos).
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-13396 (digital file from original print)
Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication.
Call Number: POS - WPA - CA .01 .F67, no. 1 (B size) [P&P]
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
-- Title from item.
-- Poster designed by artist C. (Chester) Don Powell and printed by Dale Miller.
-- Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).
-- Purchase; Sann Galleries; 2007; (DLC/PP-2007:001).
Image Credit: Library of Congress
Additional image editing by Eric Glaser
June 19th, 2020
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