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Parana, Baron De, fl1899

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Baron de Parana (in French), with modern English translation (2 copies), [c. 1899]

 Item
Identifier: Coll-14/9/5/40
Scope and Contents Baron de Parana thanks Ewart for sending a copy of his book on telegony. He then lists the six zebra hybrids in his possession, detailing their physical characteristics, and in particular their height and the dappling on their coats. He discusses telegony and 'infection', which he does not believe in. He cites many human examples to disprove the theory of telegony.

Letter is undated. It is not known who made the translation.
Dates: [c. 1899]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Baron de Parana (in French), with three photographs, 01 February 1899

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/5/10
Scope and Contents Baron de Parana tells Ewart that he has just read a translation of his article on Burchell's zebra hybrids and mares. He states he is enclosing other papers documenting his own cross-breeding experiments, including three photographs (only two photographs present). He lists the physical characteristics of the offspring resulting from his experiments and makes comparisons with those belonging to Ewart. The photographs depict a Burchell zebra and two of his hybridised offspring, all...
Dates: 01 February 1899