Dark History Everybody Things I found out about Edmonia Lewis Huffington Post

“1. Sunrise 7/4/1843, 44, or 45, Greenbush , New York (now Rensselaer) or New Jersey or Ohio, sunset 9/17/1907, London, England, some reports say date and location unknown.
2. Both parentu2019s were dead by the time she was 9.
3. “M. Edmonia Lewis is a Black girl sent by subscription to Italy having displayed great talents as a sculptor” was in her passport.
4. Is included in 100 Greatest African Americans: A Biographical Encyclopedia.
5. First female sculptor of African and Native American heritage to gain recognition in modern art.”

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