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America's Fastest Racehorse, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/1951

Scope and Contents

Photograph of the racehorse, "Morvich", that was owned by Mr. Benjamin Block and was claimed to be the fastest 'ever owned by America'. The text notes that Morvich was credited with running a half mile in 44.4-5 seconds.


  • 1870s-1930s

Language of Materials


Physical Description

1 slide 82mm by 82mm

Conditions Governing Access



From the Fonds: 50 boxes, 3,465 slides

Physical Description

1 slide 82mm by 82mm


82mm by 82mm

Archivist's Note

Catalogued by Kristy Davis as part of Towards Dolly Project, 2012-2013

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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