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Philadelphia Sketch Club

 
 
Philadelphia Sketch Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 29, 2015
1. Philadelphia Sketch Club Marker
Inscription. America’s oldest artists club was founded in 1860 to improve illustration skills. Artists found that social interaction enhanced the creation and appreciation of art. Members included Eakins, Anshutz, Breckenridge, Grafly, Horter, Moran, Pennell, Pitz, Sayen, Wagner, and Wyeth.
 
Erected 2008 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 56.844′ N, 75° 9.698′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on South Camac Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 235 S Camac 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); Meta V.W. Fuller (within shouting distance of this marker); New Century Guild (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historical Society of Pennsylvania (about 400 feet away); Giovanni's Room (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Peter Claver Catholic Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Benjamin Banneker Institute (approx. 0.2 miles away); Union League of Philadelphia (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 5, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 157 times since then and 26 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 5, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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