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Violet Oakley

(1874-1961)

 
 
Violet Oakley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 24, 2015
1. Violet Oakley Marker
Inscription. Artist famed for her murals in Pennsylvania's State Capitol, reflecting Penn's ideals of justice & peace. Also noted for her work in stained glass; book & magazine illustrations. One of three women artists who moved in 1906 to "Cogslea," she lived & worked here until 1961.
 
Erected 1998 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 3.193′ N, 75° 12.232′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on St. George's Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 615 St. George's Road, Philadelphia PA 19119, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wissahickon Inn (approx. 0.6 miles away); Sadie T.M. Alexander (approx. mile away); C. Delores Tucker (approx. mile away); William Allen (approx. 0.8 miles away); Germantown Meetinghouse (approx. 1.1 miles away); Chestnut Hill and Mount Airy World War Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Upsala (approx. 1.2 miles away); The American Side of the Street (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
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Violet Oakley Residence in the background image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 24, 2015
2. Violet Oakley Residence in the background
Violet Oakley Residence image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 24, 2015
3. Violet Oakley Residence
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 28, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 149 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 28, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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