Man o' War, Private Showing

Title

Man o' War, Private Showing

Subject

Photography of horse sports

Description

Photograph of the American Thoroughbred Man o' War with his groom Will Harbut taken during a military delegation's visit to Faraway Farm as part of the delegation's tour of Kentucky Thoroughbred horse farms in November of 1943. The visit was part of an effort between the U.S. Army Remount Division and the Peruvian government to create a possible reserve of horses for future military demand.

Pictured (from left to right): Colonel W. H. Nutter; Colonel Jorge Sarmiento, Peruvian military attache in Washington; Colonel W. J. Reardon; Captain K. E. Sadler, veterinarian with the Lexington Remount headquarters; Colonel N. B. Briscoe, post commandant at Fort Knox; Man o' War; Will Harbut; General Jose Vasquez Benavides, head of the Government Military Academy at Lima, Peru; and Major Angel Elizalde, U.S. Army aide from the Philippines.

Creator

Joseph Alvie Estes

Date

1943-11

Rights

This digital resource may be freely searched and displayed. Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically. Physical rights are retained by the Keeneland Library. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Format

black and white photograph

Type

still image

Original Format

acetate negative

Files

Man o' War, with groom Will Harbut and military delegation, 1943.jpg

Citation

Joseph Alvie Estes, “Man o' War, Private Showing,” The Keeneland Library, accessed August 23, 2017, http://keenelandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/417.