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F. Luis Mora pocket diary, 1901 September

Mora, F. Luis (Francis Luis), 1874-1940


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Title: F. Luis Mora pocket diary

Date: 1901 September

Physical Details: Diary : 32 p. : handwritten ; 7 x 5 cm.

Description: Mora chronicles visits from friends, experimenting with photography, the art pieces he is working on, plans to pack up from his vacation house and move back to New York for the winter .

Illustrations include: a rainy landscape ("damp beginning of the month"); Mora and his wife Sonia fishing in a canoe ("caught a fine bass with Sonia"); a landscape ("clouds again, then sun is hidden for good"); fish hanging on a line ("Sonia and I caught seven pickerel - threw the smallest away"); a lakeside landscape ("sure signs of fall; low lake; we used to dive here"); himself holding fishing line and net ("got a good sized pickerel"); self-portrait while packing ("getting ready for N.Y. again").

This is one of 242 monthly pocket diaries in Mora's papers.

Creator: Mora, F. Luis (Francis Luis), 1874-1940

Forms part of: F. Luis Mora papers, 1891-1986, bulk 1891-1922

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: F. Luis (Francis Luis) Mora. F. Luis Mora pocket diary, 1901 September. F. Luis Mora papers, 1891-1986. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 12484