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Mural Restoration Final

University of Denver
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A staff member stands next to a mural under restoration. For the past year; conservators have been painstakingly exposing the huge mural (pictured); which was painted onto the proscenium arch of the Little Theatre in Margery Reed Hall in 1929; then painted over with thick; dark paint in 1931. The artist; John Edward Thompson; considered the act ''vandalism.''.

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