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Birmingham Meeting House in Spring painting by Horace Pippin

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Birmingham Meeting House in Spring painting by Horace Pippin

Famed African American (folk) artist Horace Pippin (1888-1946) painted this building on canvasboard in 1940. See the description of the painting's sale in the Maine Antique Digest, 9/19, p. 79, and https://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/lot.18.html/2019/american-art-n10074.  See https://www.brandywine.org/sites/default/files/HoracePippininWestChesterGuide.pdf. There is a real historical marker at the site, see https://explorepahistory.com/hmarker.php?markerId=1-A-D1.

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Location Name: Peace Center at Birmingham
Neighborhood : Birmingham Twp, Chester Cnty
Location: 1245 Birmingham Road, West Chester, Pennsylvania, 19382, United States
Listing Category: African American History, Art, Churches, Cathedrals, Mosques, Synagogues, Temples, Folk Art, Outsider Art, Folklore, Photographed / Painted, Locations, Repurposed Properties
Virtual / Real: Real
Created Date: 08-31-2019

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