Tucker Brothers Playing with Blocks

Tucker Brothers Playing with Blocks

The Tucker brothers, born to photographer Charles Rollins Tucker and his wife, the former Mary Carruthers, are shown playing with their toy blocks at about four and five years of age. The children are known to have gone by their middle names- “Robert” looks on at right while his younger brother “Jerry” assembles blocks on the floor. Their dates are below. Other examples of C.R. Tucker’s work can be found on this website, who extensively chronicled the life of daughter Dorothy Tucker in photographs from an infant to a young woman. 

John Robert Tucker: 1914-1991

Born: On March 3, 1914 in Staten Island, New York.

Marriage: to Pauline Margaret Williams on August 31, 1941 in Randolph, VT.

Occupation at time of marriage: Electrical Engineer. Employed by U.S. Testing Co. and living in New York City.

Died: La Habra, Orange County, CA on July 4, 1991.

Stephen Jeremiah “Jerry” Tucker: 1915-2001

Born: April 24th, 1915 in New Dorp, New York. (Staten Island)

Marriage: to Annahmira Burton, (1909-2000) a nationally known artist (sculptor) from Westminster, VT  on October 11, 1951 in Brattleboro, VT.

Occupation at time of marriage: Inseminator. Living in Jackson, PA.

Died: Susquehanna, PA on September 14, 2001.

Print notes verso: printed in black ink in an unknown hand:

Charles Tucker  Father

Dorothy Tucker  Sister

Jerry    Robert – Tucker

Condition: surface abrasions and slight dog-ear to lower left corner of print.

Provenance: Acquired by this archive in November, 2019 from a seller in Waukon, Iowa who stated to have purchased it in a second hand store in the greater Waukon area. Another print additionally held by this archive with no attribution on verso and with dimensions of 23.1 x 15.2 cm.

Tucker Brothers Playing with Blocks

Image Dimensions22.7 x 16.1 cm

Support Dimensionsunmounted