Port of Philadelphia

Item Info

Item No: facwp00508
Title: Port of Philadelphia
Physical Description: Poster
Media Type: Woodcuts
Source: Print and Picture Collection

This engaging ca. 1936 poster, created by Robert Muchley for the WPA Federal Art Project Pennsylvania, depicts the Port of Philadelphia in a simplistic style, as a bustling urban port. 

WPA Poster Collection


Carter, Ennis., Christopher DeNoon, and Alexander M Peltz. Posters for the People: Art of the WPA. Philadelphia, PA: Quirk Books, 2008. Page 21

Creation Year: ca. 1936
Image Dimensions Width: 46.2 cm
Creator Name: Muchley, Robert - Artist