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Frederick Douglass

Artist:

Lloyd Lillie

Location:

Faneuil Hall  

Location

Faneuil Hall
United States
42° 21' 36.0108" N, 71° 3' 22.3236" W

Neighborhood:

Downtown

Type:

Bust

Year:

1994

Medium:

Bronze

Collection:

Funders:

Description:

The bronze bust of Frederick Douglass (circa 1818-1895) in Faneuil Hall is the work of the sculptor, Lloyd Lillie (born 1932). The hall is one of sites where Douglass spoke on behalf of abolition. The bust, a gift to the City of Boston in 1994, is in honor Mary Shannon (1936-1994), who was for sixteen years an administrator for the Boston Art Commission.

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