Meta Warrick Fuller photograph collection

Collection Data

Fuller, Meta Warrick, 1877-1968 (Collector)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1870 - 1968 (Questionable)
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Meta Warrick Fuller Collection
Content: Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller, a sculptor, was born in Philadelphia in 1877. She was one of the first renowned Africa-American women sculptors in the United States and was known for dealing with the African-American experience in her work and depicting African-American subjects at a time when such themes were considered too controversial.
Content: Collection contains work by Daniel J. Giro, Scurlock Studios, and others.
Content: Some items have handwritten notations or descriptive information on verso; some items have handwritten captions on recto; some items are duplicates; some items are reproductions.
Content: Forms part of the Meta Warrick Fuller Papers, 1864-1990.
Content: The Meta Warrick Fuller Photograph Collection consists of images depicting aspects of Fuller's personal and professional life from the 1870s to the 1960s. The collection includes studio and candid portraits of Fuller, her husband, Solomon C. Fuller, members of her family and friends, and some views of her during her later years sculpting and conducting art classes, as well as being honored by her colleagues. Images of her sculpture are limited.
Physical Description
Extent: 144 items (.6 lin. ft., 2 boxes)
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13624694
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bc9c1250-c61d-012f-fa7a-58d385a7bc34
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