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

P.P. Caproni & Brother


Collection Information

Size: 9.2 Linear feet

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.

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

P.P. Caproni and Brother records, [ca. 1890-1969]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.