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Meta V.W. Fuller

(1877-1968)

 
 
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By Don Morfe, April 15, 2015
1. Meta V.W. Fuller Marker
Inscription. One of the leading Black female sculptors in America. She lived here, studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, later with Auguste Rodin in Paris. Her sculpture depicted human suffering.
 
Erected 1992 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 56.818′ N, 75° 9.661′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on S. 12th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 254 S 12th Street, Philadelphia PA 19107, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Still (within shouting distance of this marker); Philadelphia Sketch Club (within shouting distance of this marker); New Century Guild (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historical Society of Pennsylvania (about 600 feet away); Giovanni's Room (about 700 feet away); Benjamin Banneker Institute (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Peter Claver Catholic Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jacob C. White Jr. (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Also see . . .  Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller - Wikipedia. (Submitted on April 29, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. African AmericansArts, Letters, Music
 
Meta V.W. Fuller Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 15, 2015
2. Meta V.W. Fuller Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 21, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 222 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 21, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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