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KELLY, ANDREW TAYLOR (1894–?). Andrew Taylor Kelly, black photographer, was born in 1894 in Texas. He had no formal training in art but worked as an apprentice in a photographic studio, where he gained first-hand experience. His best-known photographs are Reverend E. R. Carter, June Gideon, Priestly, and Sims. He exhibited at the Harmon Foundation in 1933.


T. D. Cederholm, ed., Afro-American Artists: A Bio-Bibliographical Directory (Boston Public Library, 1973).

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Kharen Monsho, "KELLY, ANDREW TAYLOR," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 10, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.