Arabian Stallion "Nimr" / On base "Amory C. Simons"
Scope and Contents
Famous race horse in early 20th century, owned by H. Huntington, who donated Nimr's skeleton to A.M.N.H. Inscription: On base "Arabian Stallion 'Nimr' from skeleton 1/4 scale".
- Simons, Amory Coffin (1869-1959) (Artist, Person)
Biographical / Historical
Born in: Charleston, SC; Died in: Santa Barbara, CA. Active in: Santa Barbara, CA. Noted horse sculptor, AMNH employee 1924-1926 to sculpt famous horses from skeletons.
1 Object : sculpture : bronze ; 22 x 23 inches
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- The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017).
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