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Vernay, Arthur Stannard 1877-1960

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1877 May 11 - 1960 October 25
Arthur Stannard Vernay was an English-born antiques dealer, hunting enthusiast, naturalist and philanthropist. He immigrated to the United States in 1905 and opened the first of his antiques galleries in 1906, which he would run until his retirement in 1941. He is especially well known for his extensive expeditionary work collecting animal specimens for many cultural institutions, notably the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. On behalf of this Museum, he traveled to India, Burma, Angola, Tibet and the Kalahari Desert.
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