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Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

David Bustill Bowser

(1820-1900)

 
 
David Bustill Bowser Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 15, 2015
1. David Bustill Bowser Marker
Inscription. A self-taught Black artist, Bowser, who lived here, began his career as a landscape, sign emblem, and banner painter. He also painted portraits including several of Lincoln and one of abolitionist John Brown.
 
Erected 1991 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.607′ N, 75° 8.716′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on N. 4th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 481 N 4th Street, Philadelphia PA 19123, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. VFW Post 389 Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sixth, Eleventh and Twelfth Wards World War I Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); The German Society of Pennsylvania (approx. mile away); African Zoar Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. mile away); The Poes in Philadelphia (approx. mile away); St. Augustine's Roman Catholic Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); America's First Lager (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wood Street Riverbank Steps (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Also see . . .  David Bustill Bowser - ExplorePAhistory.com. (Submitted on April 30, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
David Bustill Bowser Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 15, 2015
2. David Bustill Bowser Marker

 
Categories. African AmericansArts, Letters, Music
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 23, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 218 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 23, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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