Artist: Cyrus E. Dallin
Medium: Marble
Dimensions: 25 x 23 x 21 inches
Collection: State of Utah Alice Merrill Horne Art Collection
Location: 4th floor

Emmeline B. Wells was born in New England in 1828. As a young woman, she joined the LDS Church and moved to Nauvoo. In 1848, she crossed the plains with Mormon pioneers to live in Salt Lake. Emmeline Wells is now remembered for her work as a journalist, a poet, and a women’s rights advocate. She was very influential in bringing women the right to vote.