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Henry O. Tanner

(1859-1937)

 
 
Henry O. Tanner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2015
1. Henry O. Tanner Marker
Inscription. While living here, Tanner studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. His earlier works portrayed the ordinary lives of African-Americans. After moving to Paris, Tanner painted religious subjects and won international acclaim.
 
Erected 1991 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 59.275′ N, 75° 10.874′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on W. Diamond Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2908 W Diamond Street, Philadelphia PA 19121, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ebenezer Don Carlos Bassett (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pearl Bailey (approx. 0.6 miles away); William Lewis (approx. 0.6 miles away); Strawberry Mansion (approx. 0.7 miles away); John W. Coltrane (approx. 0.7 miles away); Benj. H. Hodgson (approx. 0.8 miles away); Church of the Advocate (approx. one mile away); Capt. Henry J. Biddle (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Also see . . .  Henry Ossawa Tanner - Wikipedia. (Submitted on April 19, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. African AmericansArts, Letters, Music
 
Henry O. Tanner Residence image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2015
2. Henry O. Tanner Residence
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 18, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 201 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 18, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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