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Walter (Zarh) Pritchard paintings

Identifier: RF-93-Aa and RF-94-C

Scope and Contents

13 oil paintings, many of them done underwater in Tahiti, All items are nailed to wooden frames, except for item 6, titled "Coral-garden in the lagoon of Maraa, Tahiti, toward sunset, depth 20 ft. 1930."


  • 1914-1922



13 Items (3 boxes) : paintings : oil on chamois skin


In 3 boxes. Items 1-6 are in box 1 (45 x 34 x 11 cm.); items 7-12, in box 2 (49 x 63 x 16 cm.), item 13, in box 3 (86 x 64 x 3 cm.)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated for the Hall of Ocean Life by various individuals, including Mrs. William Beebe (item 2), Earl Pritchard in memory of Richard Sackville Cox III, age 20 years (item 3), Laura Steward in memory of her husband, John Wood Steward (item 4), Arthur Curtiss James (items 7-8), Mrs. W.K. Vanderbilt (item 9), and Mrs. William Henry Bliss (item 11). At least one was purchased by the Museum.

Related Materials

AMNH neg. nos. 600597-600599, etc.

Walter (Zarh) Pritchard paintings, 1914-1922
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Repository Details

Part of the Museum Archives at the Gottesman Research Library Repository

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