Sally Harfield (Sadie) Clark
(1883 - 1981)
Sally Harfield (Sadie) Clark was active/lived in New York. Sally Clark is known for wildlife sculpture-gorillas, photography.
Biography Sally Harfield (Sadie) Clark
Sculptor, Sadie (Sally) Harfield Clark was born February 22, 1883 in
New York City. One of nine children, she left school at an early age
and by eleven was working in Woolworths by day and studying by
night. She eventually became a lace buyer and dress-designer.
met James Lippitt Clark of New York's Museum of Natural History in
1906. The couple married in 1918. Sally Clark accompanied
her husband on his hunting expeditions and became an avid
sportswoman. On her second trip with him to Africa she captured a
world record for her shooting of two black-maned lions in two minutes
with two shots. She mastered the craft of taxidermy under the
guidance of her husband.
It was not until the 1930s th
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