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George Fuller (1822-1884) had attained a national reputation as a painter by the time this photograph was taken by Boston, Massachusetts, photographers, Allen and Rowell. The artist, Fuller, was sixty-one years old in this photograph taken in a studio in Boston. In a three-piece suit and with a full white beard he sits facing the camera head-on. Fuller was a farmer in Deerfield, Massachusetts, who had a lifelong passion for painting. By 1876 he had mounted an exhibition of his work in Boston and in 1880 was elected a member of the Society of American Artists. At the time of his death in 1884, he was at the height of his career as an artist.


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George Fuller (1822-1884)

photographer   Allen and Rowell
date   1883
location   Boston, Massachusetts
height   6.0"
width   4.25"
width   4.0"
height   6.5"
process/materials   paper print
item type   Photograph/Photograph
accession #   #1996.12.0815

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