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    The Charging Herd

    • Artist: Carl E. Akeley, American, 1864-1926
    • Medium: Bronze
    • Dates: 1915
    • Dimensions: 12 5/8 x 28 3/8 x 12 5/8 in., 80.4 lb. (32.1 x 72.1 x 32.1 cm, 36.5kg)  (show scale)
    • Markings: Inscribed on proper rear of base: "Cast for / George D. Pratt Esqr. No. [?] / Limited to Ten Copies / C.E.A and 11-9-1"
    • Signature: Inscribed on proper left side of base: "The Charging Herd" and "Carl E. Akeley / © 1915"
    • Collections:American Art
    • Museum Location: This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    • Accession Number: 16.508
    • Credit Line: Gift of George D. Pratt
    • Rights Statement: Creative Commons-BY
    • Caption: Carl E. Akeley (American, 1864-1926). The Charging Herd, 1915. Bronze, 12 5/8 x 28 3/8 x 12 5/8 in., 80.4 lb. (32.1 x 72.1 x 32.1 cm, 36.5kg). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of George D. Pratt, 16.508. Creative Commons-BY
    • Image: overall, 16.508_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
    • Catalogue Description: Statuette of herd of seven elephants; pressed tightly together; herd strides down a declining base. Condition: good; white corrosion in some crevices.
    • Record Completeness: Good (74%)
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