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At 247-249 Collin Street is Newspaper House. When you look up, you will see a beautiful glittering mosaic on the building's facade.  The Newspaper House mosaic was designed by Napier Waller in 1932. Waller was the leading neo-classical mural painter of the period. The mosaic was commissioned as part of a new facade for the original 1884 building. The new facade was designed by architects Stephenson & Meldrum

Mervyn Napier Waller CMG OBE June 1893 – 30 March was a noted Australian muralist, mosaicist and painter in stained glass and other media.

At 247-249 Collin Street is Newspaper House. When you look up, you will see a beautiful glittering mosaic on the building's facade.  The Newspaper House mosaic was designed by Napier Waller in 1932. Waller was the leading neo-classical mural painter of the period. The mosaic was commissioned as part of a new facade for the original 1884 building. The new facade was designed by architects Stephenson & Meldrum

At 247-249 Collin Street is Newspaper House. When you look up, you will see a beautiful glittering mosaic on the building's facade. The Newspaper House mosaic was designed by Napier Waller in 1932. Waller was the leading neo-classical mural painter of the period. The mosaic was commissioned as part of a new facade for the original 1884 building. The new facade was designed by architects Stephenson & Meldrum

Melbourne's Newspaper House mosaic was designed by Napier Waller in 1932. Waller was the leading neo-classical mural painter of the period. The mosaic was commissioned as part of a new facade for the original 1884 building. The theme of the mosaic was suggested by Mr. Theodore Fink, a director of the company, with the text, "I'll put a girdle round about the earth". The mural is read from left to right and celebrates technological advances in the progress of mankind.

there are many Art Deco buildings with murals. Another outstanding example can be found with Napier Waller's work on the external walls of Melbourne's Newspaper House. David Victor Vector: What IS Art Deco?

'Island Feast', mural by Eugene Francis Savage, Matson Navigation Company; In 1938 the Matson Lines commissioned him to paint murals depicting native Hawaiian life, which were later adapted for menus and other memorabilia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eugene_Savage

'Island Feast', mural by Eugene Francis Savage, Matson Navigation Company; In 1938 the Matson Lines commissioned him to paint murals depicting native Hawaiian life, which were later adapted for menus and other memorabilia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eugene_Savage

""Transportation of Mail," Alfred D. Crimi, 1937, mural, 7′ x 13’6″, Ariel Rios Federal Building.

""Transportation of Mail," Alfred D. Crimi, mural, x Ariel Rios Federal Building.

Segment of 'The Land, like the Water and the Industry, Belong to Us' mural (1959) by Mexican artist David Alfaro Siqueiros (1896-1974). via Hub Pages

Rivera, Orozco & David Alfaro Siqueiros, the Three Great Ones of Muralism

An overview of the Mexican Muralism art movement started by Rivera, Orozco and David Alfaro Siqueiros; includes the richest man in the world's Muralist collection exhibited at Museo Soumaya in Mexico City.

Tenement (mural study, Depart of Justice Building, Washington, D. C.) by George Biddle 1935

Tenement (mural study, Depart of Justice Building, Washington, D.) by George Biddle. Search the Smithsonian American Art museum collection, one of the world's largest and most inclusive collections of art made in the United States.

Harold Lehman (American artist, 1913-2006) The Driller (Mural at Rikers Island, New York), 1937

Harold Lehman (American artist, The Driller (Mural at Rikers Island, New York), 1937

Hoover Dam Flood Control. John Rush Illustration: Classical Illustrator serving the commercial market executing mythical, historical and traditional themes.

John Rush Illustration: Classical Illustrator serving the commercial market executing mythical, historical and traditional themes.

Lemont, Il Post Office  The post office in Lemont, Illinois has an oil on canvas mural in the lobby. It was done by Charles Turzak and installed in 1938. The title is: “Canal Boats” in reference to the fact that Lemont was a towpath town for the Illinois and Michigan Canal. Original cost of the mural was $620

Lemont, Il Post Office The post office in Lemont, Illinois has an oil on canvas mural in the lobby. It was done by Charles Turzak and installed in 1938. The title is: “Canal Boats” in reference to the fact that Lemont was a towpath town for the Illinois and Michigan Canal. Original cost of the mural was $620

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