Marguerite Young

Marguerite Young

This mural is a portrait of Marguerite Young (1908-1995) an Indianapolis-born poet and novelist best known for her massive novel Miss MacIntosh, My Darling (1965), which is often compared in scope and impact to James Joyce’s Ulysses. In the mural, the novelist is pictured as drinking from a mug from which a rainbow is spilling. The original photograph from which the mural is modeled was taken c. 1948, around the same time she started writing Miss MacIntosh.

The mural is painted on the side of

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Category: Mural
Location: Garfield Park

Medium type: Paint

Date created: 2019


1125 Cruft St, Indianapolis, IN, 46203


  • Image Courtesy Ken Norris


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