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Wright Morris

American photographer, author, and professor

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
From 1933 to 1934, Morris travelled in Europe. He began photography in Vienna, Austria. In 1938, he moved from California to Middlebury, Connecticut, where he began photographing Cape Cod, Massachusetts and New England. In 1939, he began combining his writing and his photographs and from 1940-1941, travelled and photographed in the Southern, Midwestern, and Southwestern United States. In 1942, he photographed in Nebraska. Around 1970, Morris photographed in Venice, Italy.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500037016.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Wright Morris:

Wright Morris Model T in Shed, Nebraska, 1947 Gelatin silver print
Wright Morris House in Winter, near Lincoln, Nebraska, 1941 Gelatin silver print
Wright Morris Straight-backed Chair by Door, 1947 Gelatin silver print
Wright Morris Tecumseh, City Hall, 1947 Gelatin silver print
Wright Morris Weeping Water, Barber Pole, 1947 Gelatin silver print
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