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Carl von Lang-Puchhof thoroughbred racehorse portrait album

 Item — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16136

Scope and Contents Note

The von Lang-Puchhof album (1891-1911; 0.25 cubic feet) consists of 165 racehorse photographs from a golden age of European racing before breeding was disrupted by the Great War. Most of the photographs are of mares, often with foals, in each case fully named with the identity of the sire provided. Two additional photographs are mounted on boards and laid in. The album was apparently compiled by or for owner and breeder, Carl von Lang-Puchhof.

Dates

  • 1891-1911

Language of Materials

Materials are in German.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Biographical Note

Carl von Lang-Puchhof was a German horse-breeder in the late-19th/early-20th century.

Source: Materials within collection.

Extent

0.25 Cubic Feet (1 album)

Provenance

Accession 2018-0049 Purchased 2 May 2016; Marion duPont Scott Fund, 2015/2016.
Title
Carl von Lang-Puchhof thoroughbred racehorse portrait album
Status
Completed
Author
Tanner Greene
Date
12 March 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States