Willie Ann Wright photographs of Sam Doyle

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.wrigwill
Creators:
Wright, Willie Ann
Dates:
1983
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
8 Items
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection includes eight photographs of Sam Doyle, his paintings, and his home in Frogmore on St. Helena's Island, South Carolina, taken by Willie Anne Wright in April 1983.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Willie Ann Wright (1924-) is a photographer in Richmond, Virginia known for her pinhole and other lensless photography.
Thomas "Sam" Doyle (1906-1985) was an African American painter in Saint Helena Island, South Carolina. Doyle was largely self-taught and is known for using discarded materials such as sheet metal, plywood, and house paint to depict the Gullah community of Saint Helena Island.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 4202 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1988 by Willie Ann Wright.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
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Photographers -- Virginia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
African American artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
African American painters Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Self-taught artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Doyle, Sam, 1906-1985 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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