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Lee Axworthy / On base "Amory Simons"

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 175

Scope and Contents

Famous race horse in early 20th century, owned by the Diclarmans, who donated his skeleton to A.M.N.H. Trotting horse. Inscription: On base "Lee Axworthy" 1-58" 4 made from skeleton, made for American Museum of Natural History/ New York/ Scale 1/4.

Dates

  • 1925

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 ; 23 x 28 inches

Language of Materials

English

Condition

Good (1).

Related Materials

Negative #311450, 311451.

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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