Author:Edward Hornor Coates

Edward Hornor Coates

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


Works about CoatesEdit

  • "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 were published before January 1, 1928, and are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.