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Great Britain and Ireland, India Office. India Office (1858-1947)


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alfred Keene, 03 April 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/28
Scope and Contents

Keene writes regarding Ewart's offer of zebra hybrids. In connection with this he attaches a copy of their correspondence during the previous year. He suggests that in order to put a conclusion to the matter Ewart write to the India Office sending a copy of their correspondence with the Government of India Military Department.

Dates: 03 April 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lord Arthur Cecil, 21 September 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/75
Scope and Contents

Cecil discusses the engravings, which he has seen in 'Munro's pamphlet', of the Combarelles cave in the Dordogne area of France, which include almost exact reproductions of the heads of horses. He goes on to discuss his discussions with the Hamburg Board of Agriculture about Dartmoor ponies, and mentions that the India Office are expressing a strong interest in acquiring Ewart's hybrids.

Dates: 21 September 1902

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Animals in Art 1
Art, Prehistoric 1
Dartmoor pony 1
Illustrations 1
Zebras 1