Mary Edmonia Lewis

English Heritage are calling for more commemorative plaques in London devoted to women from history; and you can nominate your own

Mary Edmonia Lewis, Night (Two Sleeping Children), 1870, marble, 61 × 50 × 38 cm. Courtesy: Baltimore Museum of Art

The extraordinary life of artist Mary Edmonia Lewis, a sculptor of African American and indigenous heritage who achieved international acclaim 

By Dr. Charmaine A. Nelson