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Arabian Stallion "Nimr" / On base "Amory C. Simons"

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 174

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".

Dates

  • 1922

Creator

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.

Extent

1 Object : sculpture : bronze ; 22 x 23 inches

Language of Materials

English

Condition

Good (1).

Related Materials

Negative #310469, 310471.

Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Sponsor
The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017).

Repository Details

Part of the Research Library Special Collections Repository

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