Born 1862 in Hinsdale (Fullersburg), Illinois, Loie Fuller was one of the most famous dancers of the art nouveau period. She died 1928 in Paris. An incredible and incredibly unique dancer.
Well, as you can see someone has taken the plaque that once covered Loie Fuller's niche. Her remains are still there, however. Born Marie Louise Fuller in the United States Loie became one of the most famous dancers in late 19th century Paris. The beautiful art nouveau restaurant "Loie Fuller" in Providence is named and decorated in her honor.