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Elwes, Henry John, 1846-1922 (traveller and botanist)


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 04 July 1911

Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/40
Scope and Contents

Elwes is sending Ewart the fleece of a Cheviot-Shetland cross from Shetland and that he will also receive a fleece of a first-prize shearling Welsh ewe. He is also enclosing photographs of sheep showing four generations and asks Ewart's advice on what would be the most interesting cross out of them. He asks when Ewart and Wallace are going to examine the wools.

Dates: 04 July 1911

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 08 November 1911

Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/73
Scope and Contents

Elwes writes that Lord Fortescue had not mentioned his sheep's Eastern origin, but that he will provide further particulars if requested. He also encloses a photograph of the white Welsh ram 'Twm Shon Dafydd 4th'.

Dates: 08 November 1911

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  • Subject: Photographs X
  • Subject: Welsh mountain sheep X

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Animals--Colour 1
Cheviot sheep 1
Cross-Breeding 1
Ewes 1
Hybrids 1