P.P. Caproni and Brother records, [ca. 1890-1969]

P.P. Caproni & Brother

Collection size: 9.2 linear ft.

Collection Summary: 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 Note: Casting firm, Boston, Mass. Pietro P. Caproni and his brother were craftsmen specializing in cast renderings of classical and other statuary.

The donor, Lino Giust, was a subsequent owner of P.P. Caproni and Brother.

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