Fritz W. Albert photograph collection

Inclusive Dates: 
circa 1895–1935
Survey Repository: 

This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.

Descriptive Summary

56 color and black and white photographic prints consisting of portraits of Chicago terra cotta artist and designer Fritz Wilheim Albert and views of his work in his studio and in his sculpture garden in the yard of his apartment building on Sherwood Terrace (later renamed Cuyler Street), his apartment building, the artist in the sculpture garden, and the artist working on a terra cotta frieze.

Biographical Historical Note

German-born artist Fritz W. Albert became chief designer for the American Terra Cotta Company, in Terra Cotta, Ill. He also worked for the Northwestern Terra Cotta Company.

Additional Notes

Related collection: William Day Gates photograph collection, American Terra Cotta Company photograph collection, Chicago History Museum.