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Amory C. Simons photographic materials, [ca. 1890]-1915

Amory C. Simons photographic materials, [ca. 1890]-1915

Simons, Amory C. (Amory Coffin), 1869-1959


Collection Information

Size: 0.7 linear ft.

Summary: Photographic prints, negatives, and glass negatives of live and sculptured horses and riders including New York City police, mounted models, and a few miscellaneous subjects. Also included is a letter from Charles Grafly, Simons' teacher, urging Simons to submit some of his bronzes to an exhibition.

Biographical/Historical Note

Equestrian sculptor.


Donated 1968 by Mrs. Paul Fitchen, Chester Beach's daughter, who found the papers in her basement. Beach and Simons were close friends.

Restrictions on Access

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How to Cite This Collection

Amory C. Simons photographic materials, [ca. 1890]-1915. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.