Field Visit

Date 8 October 2002

Event ID 613772

Category Recording

Type Field Visit

Standing bronze sculpture of King Tom, the foundation stallion of Baron Mayer de Rothschild's stud. The horse has his head up and his ears pricked. He stands on a bronze plinth attached to a rectangular pedestal made up of blocks of stone.

Inspected By : T.S.

Inscriptions : On west side of pedestal (in incised letters):

. KING . TOM .

Signatures : On top of plinth in front of near hind hoof (in incised letters):

BOEHM fecit 1874

On east side of plinth (in incised letters):

YOUNG & CO / ART FOUNDERS / PIMLICO SW.

Design period : 1874

Information from Public Monuments and Sculpture Association (PMSA Work Ref : EDIN1162)

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