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Dan Patch loving cup from Memphis
A sterling silver trophy won by Dan Patch, a pacing harness horse from Minnesota that set multiple world speed records that would not be matched until 1938. The inscription on the three-handled cup reads, "Presented by / Memphis Trotting Association / FOR WORLDS RECORD / TO HARNESS PACING / WON BY / Dan Patch / Owned by M. W. Savage / Driven by H. S. Herbey / TIME 1:56 Oct. 26-1904." The trophy was made by the Gorham Company in Providence, Rhode Island.
Content Category: artifacts
29 inches height
23 inches diameter (maximum)
Made by: Gorham Manufacturing Company
Made in: Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States
Received by: Dan Patch
Hershey, H. C.
Memphis Trotting Association
Received by: Savage, Marion Wills
Used in: Minnesota, United States
Sports and recreation
Creation: Not earlier than 10/26/1904 - 1904
Content: Not earlier than 04/29/1896 - Not later than 07/11/1916 (Life dates of Dan Patch.)
|Holding Type||3D Objects|
1992.472.2 (Accession Number)