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Thomas Eakins

(1844-1916)

 
 
Thomas Eakins Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2015
1. Thomas Eakins Marker
Inscription. One of the finest realist painters of his time. A master of the art of the human figure. His work included portraits and scenes of sporting and medical events such as The Gross Clinic. A lifelong Philadelphian, he had his home & studios here on Mt. Vernon St.
 
Erected 1996 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.912′ N, 75° 10.015′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Mt. Vernon Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1729 Mt. Vernon Street, Philadelphia PA 19130, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robert Purvis (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Baldwin Locomotive Works (approx. mile away); Eastern State Penitentiary (approx. 0.4 miles away); Father Divine (approx. 0.4 miles away); Frank N. Piasecki (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Gates of Hell (approx. 0.4 miles away); Central Library (approx. half a mile away); The Thinker (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Also see . . .  Thomas Eakins Complete Works. (Submitted on April 20, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Thomas Eakins Residence image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2015
2. Thomas Eakins Residence

 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicScience & MedicineSports
 
Roberto Clemente Playground image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2015
3. Roberto Clemente Playground
The playground is named after a famous baseball player and is located near the Eakins residence. The playground is at Mt. Vernon Street and 18th Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 20, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 213 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 20, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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