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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Painted horses scroll

 Item — Tube_box 1: [Barcode: X031660931]
Identifier: MSS 16312
Scope and Contents Note The Painted horses scroll (circa 1800s; 0.2 cubic feet) is written in Chinese, but is from Japan. Contents categorize horses according to "The five natures and ten coats: Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, Water; Gray, Chestnut, Bay, Palomino, Bluish, Black, Skylark, Roan, Buckskin, 'Two-hair' [piebald?]." Text at the end of the scroll, just before the dragon, is a quotation from the Liexan Zhuan (Biographies of Exemplary Immortals), with some variations in wording from the original text. Said text...
Dates: circa early 1800s

The Devil's Steeplechase

 Unprocessed — Folder ViU2022-0087_001
Identifier: ViU-2022-0087

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