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Yousuf Karsh Photograph of Alfred Fuller

An inventory of the item at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 30 Jan 2017

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.

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.

Arrangement of the Collection

Single item.


Access Restrictions:

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Use Restrictions:

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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.

Subject Headings


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

Corporate Bodies

Fuller Brush Company.


Businesspeople -- United States.

Genres and Forms


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.

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