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


Item Information

Title: Pocket diary

Date: 1901 Aug

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

Description: Mora discusses the artworks he is working on, including a painting he is doing outdoors; a drawing for a competition sponsored by Ivory soap; and a portrait of a woman named Sonia. He also mentions leisure activities such as swimming and fishing.

Includes illustrations of: a group of people swimming and diving off a pier ("large bunch in bathing today"); a self-portrait on the pier, reeling in a fish ("I catch my first good fish"); a clown and a dancer ("Hoag show"); self-portrait with bandaged head ("such a headache"); a group of people in a wagon ("the bunch go fishing"); another fishing self-portrait ("caught a fine bass"); and a woman on horseback ("Sonia rides a new mount").

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. Pocket diary, 1901 Aug. F. Luis Mora papers, 1891-1986. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 12483