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Ellen Rankin

 (1853 - 1901)
Ellen (Helen) Houser Rankin was active/lived in Illinois.  Ellen Rankin is known for sculpture.

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Ellen (Helen) Houser Rankin

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Ellen Hauser Rankin Copp (1853-August 8, 1901)

She made the large sculpture of Pele, the goddess of Kilauea, that called attention to Kilauea Volcano cyclorama by Ernest Albert, Walter Burridge & Oliver Dennett Grover, located on the Midway Plaisance at the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893. 

According to The Annual Exhibition Record of The Art Institute Of Chicago 1888-1950, p.733. Mrs Rankin Copp in 1897 displayed at the AIC a medallion #419 "Mr. & Mrs.Herman Michalowski: portrait in plaster".

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