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The Old Man of Mikeno / On base mid "Carl Akeley sc."

Identifier: Art Survey No. 600
Head and shoulders of gorilla. Inscription: On base "The Old Man of Mikeno/Carl Akeley sc./(c) 1923" Rear of base "Kunst Foundry. N.Y."


  • 1923



1 Object : sculpture : bronze ; 24 x 29 1/2 x 12 in.

Biographical / Historical

Born in: Clarendon, NY; Died in: Kabale, Uganda.


Heavy visitor wear, gum (4).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Museum purchase; 11/7/1923.

Related Materials

Negative #280013.
The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017).

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