David Bustill Bowser (1820-1900)

Philadelphia PA, Pic of the Day 2012, Places

David Bustill Bowser (1820-1900), originally uploaded by Tom Ipri.

“A self-taught Black artist, Bowser, who lived here, began his career as a landscape, sign emblem, and banner painter. He also painted portraits including several of Lincoln and one of abolitionist John Brown”