• Collection ID 2003.0114
  • Creator Names Albert, Fritz W. (Fritz Wilheim), 1865-1940.
  • Title Fritz W. Albert photograph collection [graphic].
  • Dates [ca. 1895-1935]
  • Physical description
    • 49 photographic prints : b&w. ; 10 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. and smaller.
    • 4 photographic prints : col. ; 5 x 7 in. and smaller.
    • 3 transparencies : slide, col. ; 35 mm.
  • Access and usage restrictions Advance appointment required to view color materials in cold storage.
  • Collection summary 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), views of his apartment building, views of him in the sculpture garden and of him working on a terra cotta frieze. Albert worked for both the American Terra Cotta and Ceramic Company and the Northwestern Terra Cotta Company over the years.
  • Finding Aids Note Item list available.
  • Acquisition information Gift of Charles R. Stears (2003.0114).
  • Names
    • Albert, Fritz W. (Fritz Wilheim), 1865-1940.
    • Northwestern Terra Cotta Company.
    • American Terra Cotta Company (Terra Cotta, Ill.)
  • Subjects
    • Garden ornaments and statuary Illinois Chicago 20th century.
    • Designers Illinois Chicago 1890-1939. lctgm
    • Terra-cotta Illinois Chicago 1890-1939. lctgm
    • Decoration and ornament, Architectural Illinois Chicago 1890-1939. lctgm
    • Terra-cotta sculpture 1890-1939. lctgm
  • Geographic coverage Chicago (Ill.) Buildings, structures, etc. 1890-1939.
  • Genre
    • Photographic prints Color. gmgpc
    • Slides Color. gmgpc
  • Geographic name United States Illinois Cook County Chicago.
  • Finding aid URL Finding aid available online http://chsmedia.org/media/fa/fa/2003/114.htm