P.P. Caproni and Brother records

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.ppcaprbr
Creators:
P.P. Caproni & Brother
Dates:
[ca. 1890-1969]
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
9.2 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Photographs of plaster cast reproductions of statuary and bas reliefs produced by the firm, 1890s to 1960s; several hundred glass negatives of photographs of casts; a few catalogs and advertisements for casts offered; and several folders of miscellaneous correspondence.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Casting firm, Boston, Mass. Pietro P. Caproni and his brother were craftsmen specializing in cast renderings of classical and other statuary.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The donor, Lino Giust, was a subsequent owner of P.P. Caproni and Brother.

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

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Plaster casts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculpture -- Technique -- Massachusetts -- Boston Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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