ASSORTED WPA PLASTER BUILDING MODELS, LOT OF THREE, comprising one marked "VAN CORTLAND MANOR", "1681-1697", "DUTCH COLONIAL", and "CROTON, N.Y." on the sides; one marked "ADAMS HOUSE", "1681-1715", "CAPE COD COTTAGE" and "QUINCY, MASS" on the sides, and one marked "IROQUOIS LONG HOUSE" having "WPA / DISTRICT / 15" in a keystone design on one corner. Circa 1935. 3 1/8" to 6 1/2" H.
Each with minor to moderate imperfections including flakes, chips, and some scattered losses including one with two corners of the roof missing, and one with a hairline on one edge.
Provenance: From the private collection of Gary and Dr. Joy Graham, Winchester, VA.
Catalogue Note: These models were made by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) during the 1930s and some are similarly designed to the drawings made by the WPA documenting the historic buildings as part of the Historic American Building Survey (HABS), now online through the Library of Congress.