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Fuller, Esther Torosian [Photographs from the Esther Torosian Fuller and Fenner Fuller papers].
BANC PIC 2016.058--AX; BANC PIC 2016.058--CASE box 1; BANC PIC 2016.058--PIC box 1; BANC PIC 19xx.031:213--OBJ box 1; ...
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Title:

[Photographs from the Esther Torosian Fuller and Fenner Fuller papers]

Creator/Contributor:

Fuller, Esther Torosian, creator, creator.

Abstract:

Chiefly snapshots of Esther and Fenner Fuller's everyday leisure activities and events associated with their involvement in the museum and art communities of the East Bay. Locations depicted in Fuller homes in Oakland and Fresno; Mills College; and the Oakland Museum of California. Includes a small number of studio portraits of the Fullers. Also includes photographs depicting Esther's sculpture and other artworks, and the sculpture of Beniamino Bufano. Also includes family photographs of previous generations of Torosian and Fuller families, some of whom were located in Fresno and Turlock (Torosian), and Attleboro, Mass. (Fuller). Includes a small number of photographs depicting Beniamino Bufano, Louis Siegriest and Darius Milhaud, and a photograph of Fenner Fuller's restaurant. Includes a halftone printing plate of a portrait of Esther Fuller by Johan Hagemeyer. Individuals depicted in cased photographs are unidentified.

Date:

1860 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Fuller, Esther Torosian -- Archives
Fuller, Esther Torosian -- Pictorial works
Fuller, Fenner -- 1902-1964 -- Pictorial works
Oakland Museum -- Pictorial works
Mills College -- Pictorial works
Armenian Americans -- California -- Oakland -- Photographs
Armenian American artists -- California -- Photographs
Women art patrons -- California -- Oakland -- Photographs

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Numerous photographers, most unidentified.
Box of cased photographs includes 3 daguerreotpyes, 1 ambrotype and 1 tintype.
Also includes 9 nitrate negatives, for most of which print copies are present.
Box containing printing plate and small framed portraits stored in Historical Objects Miscellany as BANC PIC 19xx.031:213--OBJ.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: ǂb Advance notice required for use.
CASED PHOTOGRAPHS RESTRICTED: Use only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
NITRATE NEGATIVES CLOSED TO RESEARCH DUE TO HAZARDOUS MATERIALS RESTRICTIONS.
Photographs from the Esther Torosian Fuller and Fenner Fuller papers, BANC PIC 2016.058, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift ; of James Nielse and Nancy Jean Thompson ; 2015.
Esther Torosian Fuller (November 5, 1902-October 10,1980), also known as Esther Fenner Fuller, was an accomplished Armenian-American painter, ceramic artist, and a well-known patron of the arts in Oakland, California, particularly of the Oakland Art Museum. She served on the Oakland Library and Museum Commission for six years from 1957 to 1963. Her husband, Fenner Fuller (January 13, 1902-April 30, 1964), owned Fenner Fuller's, a restaurant located in the Lake Merritt area of Oakland that also served as an informal art gallery.
Transferred from the Esther Torosian Fuller and Fenner Fuller papers (BANC MSS 2015/205).

Type:

graphic
Daguerreotypes.
Ambrotypes.
Tintypes.
Nitrate negatives.

Physical Description:

photoprint
approximately 700 photographs in 3 boxes and 2 oversize folders : chiefly gelatin silver prints and color prints ; 27 x 32 cm or smaller

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2016.058--AX
BANC PIC 2016.058--CASE box 1
BANC PIC 2016.058--PIC box 1
BANC PIC 19xx.031:213--OBJ box 1
BANC PIC 1978-2017--NNEG misc. box 10 (NNEG 4x5)
BANC PIC 2016.058

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Box containing printing plate and small framed portraits stored in Historical Objects Miscellany as BANC PIC 19xx.031:213--OBJ.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: ǂb Advance notice required for use.
CASED PHOTOGRAPHS RESTRICTED: Use only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
NITRATE NEGATIVES CLOSED TO RESEARCH DUE TO HAZARDOUS MATERIALS RESTRICTIONS.

Related Item:

Esther Torosian Fuller and Fenner Fuller papers : Fuller, Esther Torosian.