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Augustus Fuller letters, 1824-1872

Fuller, Augustus, 1812-1873



Collection Information

Size: 150 Items, (on 1 partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Letters from Fuller to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Fuller, in Deerfield, Mass., and to his brother George, written from various places in New England, detailing his work as an artist and his daily affairs.

Biographical/Historical Note

Itinerant, deaf-mute portrait painter; New England. Worked primarily in New England and western New York. His half-brother, George Fuller, accompanied Augustus on a tour in the early 1840's, then embarked on his own painting career.


Lent for microfilming 1973 by Elizabeth Fuller, Fuller's grand-niece.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to lender, Elizabeth Fuller, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 611 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Augustus Fuller letters, 1824-1872. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.