Author:Edward Hornor Coates

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Edward Hornor Coates
(1846–1921)
American businessman, financier, and patron of the arts and sciences; served as a director of the Mechanics National Bank in 1873, was chairman of the Committee on Instruction at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts from 1883 to 1890, and held the position of Academy president from 1890 to 1906. His wife was Philadelphia poet Florence Earle Coates.
Edward Hornor Coates

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Works about Coates[edit]

  • "Edward H. Coates" in Men I Have Painted (1921) by John McLure Hamilton
  • "'Kindly Relations': Edward Hornor Coates and Swimming" by Doreen Bolger in Thomas Eakins and the Swimming Picture (1996)
  • "The Man Who Fired Thomas Eakins" by Gordon Howard in the Germantown Crier (Fall 2013)


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1923.


The author died in 1921, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.