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