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Bristol Zoo (1836-)


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from J.E Shaw, 20 April 1899

Identifier: Coll-14/9/5/19
Scope and Contents

Shaw congratulates Ewart on the publication of the Penycuik Experiments. He discusses his own interest in the breeding of a pair of Burchell's zebras located at the Zoological Gardens in Bristol, and the markings of their offspring. He offers to send Ewart the skin of an 11 month-old foal for his inspection. He asks for advice on the hybridisation of zebras with ponies and donkeys in their care.

Dates: 20 April 1899

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Nellie Hadden, 25 March 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/36
Scope and Contents

Hadden asks Ewart's opinion of who would make the best secretary for the Zoological Society, and recounts her visit to the Zoo at Clifton, while painting miniatures for Ewart.

Dates: 25 March 1903

Additional filters:

Animal Breeding 1
Animal Markings 1
Burchell?s Zebra 1
Donkeys 1
Foals 1