Archives of American Art

Photographs of Joseph Horchert

Collection ID:
Smith, Victor Porter, 1921-2012
circa 1920
Physical Description:
2 Items

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Two black and white mounted photographs of Missouri sculptor Joseph Horchert with works of art. One image depicts Horchert with a rabbit sculpture and the other depicts him with 16 foot model of a William Penn sculpture in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Horchert is pictured on scaffolding (right) with another unidentified man (left). The model appears to be a small scale version of the William Penn bronze cast by Alexander Milne Calder which sits atop Philadelphia City Hall.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Victor Porter Smith (1921-2012) was a collector in St. Louis, Missouri.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2016 by Victor Porter Smith estate via Lynn Springer Roberts, executor. Smith received the photographs as a gift from friends.

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

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sculptors -- Missouri -- St. Louis Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Calder, Alexander Milne, 1846-1923 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Horchert, Joseph, 1874-1933 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Penn, William, 1644-1718 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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