Renewed interest in lost Depression p...

Renewed interest in lost Depression paintings

There are 2 comments on the Hartford Courant story from Aug 31, 2008, titled Renewed interest in lost Depression paintings. In it, Hartford Courant reports that:

During the Great Depression, Meriden artist John Backstrom created 12 landscape paintings a month as part of a federal employment project.

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Boston, MA

#1 Sep 17, 2008
I would like to talk with all the people who have a interest in WP
A art. I believe i just might have a work of one of the artist. I can be reached at Great Article!
Sharon yaksta

Berlin, CT

#2 May 5, 2014
John backstrom is my great uncle

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