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Yousuf Karsh Photograph of Alfred Fuller

An inventory of the item at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Karsh, Yousuf, 1908-2002.
Title: Yousuf Karsh Photograph of Alfred Fuller
Inclusive Dates: before 1969
Quantity: 1 folder (SC)
Abstract: Formal portrait of Alfred C. Fuller of the Fuller Brush Company, by noted photographer Yousuf Karsh.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010
http://scrc.syr.edu

Biographical History

Yousuf Karsh (1908-2002) was an Armenian-Canadian portrait photographer, recognized by Time magazine and the Metropolitan Museum of Art as one of the great portrait photographers of the 20th century.

Alfred Carl Fuller (1885-1973) was a Canadian-American businessman and founder of the Fuller Brush Company (1906). At the time this photograph was taken, he was chairman of the board.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Yousuf Karsh Photograph of Alfred Fuller consists of a single photograph, a formal portrait of Alfred C. Fuller of the Fuller Brush Company.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Related Material

Special Collections Research Center has a few items of Yousuf Karsh correspondence in our other collections. Please search our collections to locate these items.

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Subject Headings

Persons

Fuller, Alfred C. (Alfred Carl), 1885-1973.
Karsh, Yousuf, 1908-2002.

Corporate Bodies

Fuller Brush Company.

Subjects

Businesspeople -- United States.

Genres and Forms

Photographs.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Yousuf Karsh Photograph of Alfred Fuller,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Martin Bush, 1969.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 30 Jan 2017
Revision history:

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Inventory

Photographs
SC 783 Fuller, Alfred before 1969 - black and white, with handwritten annotations on back, stamped "KARSH, OTTAWA"

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