MS Am 2593
Images of the Channing, Fuller, and Loring families, circa 1850-1887: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Call No.: MS Am 2593
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Images of the Channing, Fuller, and Loring families,
Quantity: 1 collection (.3 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Daguerreotypes of Transcendentalist Margaret Fuller, and cabinet photographs and prints
of the Fuller family, Channing family, and Loring family.
59M-277. Presented in memory of Margaret Fuller Channing Loring by her granddaughter, Charlotte Loring Lowell (Mrs. Ralph Lowell); received: 1960.
Donor was the great-grandchild of William Ellery Channing 2nd and Ellen Kilshaw Fuller
Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt
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Images of the Channing, Fuller, and Loring Families, circa 1850-1887 (MS Am 2593).
Houghton Library, Harvard University.
See also the daguerreotype of a painting of Fuller in bMS Am 1086 (1). [Box 1]
See also from same donor: Channing family. Correspondence and papers (bMS am 1610).
Margaret Fuller was an American Transcendentalist, author, and feminist. The Channings,
Lorings, and Fullers were prominent Massachusetts families during the 19th-century.
Arranged alphabetically by name of subject of image.
Includes images of a few members of the Massachusetts families of Channing, Fuller,
and Loring. Images include two daguerreotypes of Margaret Fuller (1810-1850), a photograph
print of the Fuller family (brothers, sister, and mother of Margaret Fuller), two
cabinet photographs of Marjorie Channing Loring, and a deathbed cabinet photograph
of Barbara Channing (d.1880).
- (2). Fuller family. Group portrait : photograph print, before 1856. 1 item in 1 folder.
Possibly a print from a daguerreotype?
Includes images of: William Henry Fuller (brother of MF, d.1878), Margaret Crane Fuller (mother of MF, 1789-1859), Arthur B. (Arthur Buckminster) Fuller (brother of MF, 1822-1862), Ellen Kilshaw Fuller Channing (d. 1856, sister of MF and wife of William Ellery Channing 2nd), and Richard Frederick Fuller (brother of MF, 1824-1869).
Also includes a guide to this photograph with a note mentioning that the images were
identified by Henry M. Channing, with the information given to Charlotte Loring Lowell.
- (3). Fuller, Margaret, 1810-1850. Half-length seated portrait : daguerreotype in case (with cover missing), before 1850. 1 item in 2 folders ; 12 x 11 centimeters.
Depicts Fuller seated, with left hand touching left side of head, elbow on desk and
looking down at a book. White shawl covers both shoulders. Right side of face is shown
with braided hair wrapped around exposed ear.
- (4). Fuller, Margaret, 1810-1850. Bust portrait : daguerreotype in copper frame, before 1850. 1 item in 1 folder ; 7 x 5 centimeters.
Depicts Fuller with white lace scarf-wrap on head and black dress. Left side of face
is shown; she is gazing into distance.
- (5). Loring, Marjorie Channing. Full-length portrait : cabinet photograph, 188-. 1 item in 1 folder.
Depicts child standing, leaning on arm of sofa, probably 6 to 7 years old?
Edouart & Cobb (San Francisco), photographers.
Marjorie Channing Loring (b. 1877) was the daughter of Margaret Fuller Channing Loring
and Thacher Loring (b.1842).