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A Thoroughbred Arab Horse and a Type of Lightly Built Thoroughbred Horse, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/2141

Scope and Contents

Two photographs of horses for comparison - the top image is of the Thoroughbred Arab horse, "Nimr" of the Hunington Stud and directly descended from the desert Arab "Kismet"; and the bottom image is of the type of lightly built Thoroughbred horse, "Pretty Polly" which is an extreme example of the racing type.


  • 1870s-1930s

Language of Materials


Physical Description

1 slide 82mm by 82mm

Conditions Governing Access



From the Fonds: 50 boxes

From the Fonds: 3465 Photographic 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 University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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