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Field Visit

Date 8 October 2002

Event ID 613772

Category Recording

Type Field Visit

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/event/613772

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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