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"Kingfisher", Second in Long Distance Test, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/2317

Scope and Contents

Photograph of the three-fourths Arab and one-fourth Thoroughbred stallion, "Kingfisher" that finished second in the long distance test in 1919. He completed the test in 53 hours and 21 minutes and received the condition mark of 48 and 88.8% for total merit. Col. Tompkins of the U.S. Army rode this horse into Mexico for the expedition of 1916covering 575 miles over desert and cold mountains.


  • Creation: 1870s-1930s

Language of Materials


Physical Description

1 slide 81mm by 81mm

Conditions Governing Access



From the Fonds: 50 boxes

From the Fonds: 3465 Photographic Slides

Physical Description

1 slide 81mm by 81mm


81mm by 81mm

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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