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Photographs of Joseph Horchert, circa 1920

Smith, Victor Porter, 1921-2012



Collection Information

Size: 2 Items

Summary: 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 Note

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


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

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Restrictions on Access

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

How to Cite This Collection

Photographs of Joseph Horchert, circa 1920. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.