Hagenbeck, Carl, 1844-1913 (German animal dealer and trainer)
Found in 46 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Balfour states that she is returning Carl Hagenbeck's letter to Ewart. She states she has also written to Lord Stanley in connection with Ewart's hybrids in an attempt to persuade him to purchase them. She also enquires whether, during his experiments, he has noticed if offspring from two different species of horse, with strong markings, hark back to a more ancestral type. She enquires whether the mustang is a descendant of the Spanish horse.
Dates: 08 October 1902
Scope and Contents Cecil states that is trying to reduce his numbers (most likely of his pony stock) and wonders whether Carl Hagenbeck could be induced to start a new industry in ponies in Germany. He also writes that his wife is sending Ewart a photograph of the black puppy.
Dates: 21 November 1903
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck states that he will send Ewart a pair of black rats as soon as he is able to obtain them from the Zoological Gardens in Frankfurt. He is also sending him some photographs of the results of his male lion and tigress hybridisation experiments (not present).
Dates: 31 May 1901
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck states how pleased he is in the interest that Ewart has shown in the young Przewalski's horses, which he had obtained for the Duke of Bedford from Central Asia. He says he will be shortly sending details of the horses. He is selling them for £250 each, but is prepared to let Ewart have one for £150. He has sold all his dun Mongolian mares but has one brown and one black which he is prepared to sell for £7 each. He also encloses 2 photographs of zebras which differ markedly from the...
Dates: 19 December 1901
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck writes concerning the shipment of his zebra 'Matapo'. He enqires whether Ewart will be sending a hybrid that he had shown in London and another he had in Edinburgh. He has a pair of Java ponies that he would like to exchange for some Shetland ponies.
Dates: 24 March 1902
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck thanks Ewart for sending the photographs of 'Remus' and a black hybrid mare, along with an estimated cost for the pair. He asks if Ewart could send him the stallion which is for Henry Fairfield Osborn in New York, as he wishes to combine the shipping with some animals of his own. He adds that he now has a pair of Chapman's zebras, which he is sending from Hamburg to India. He would like to negotiate the sale of two Java ponies to Ewart in exchange for a stallion and two Shetland...
Dates: 08 April 1902
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck accepts the three hybrids that he is being offered. He informs Ewart that the skin of the Przewalski's horse was sent to Walter Rothschild, but adds that he has some skins of foals with hooves that he can send him. He is going to track down a zebra-pony hybrid for Ewart born two years previously in Paris, in order that he might purchase it, and also offers Ewart a male zebra from Kilimanjaro.
Dates: 10 June 1902
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck states that the hybrid and Arab mare have just arrived in Hamburg in good health following their shipment from Scotland. He has also sent on the skin of the Przewalski's horse to Ewart.
Dates: 16 June 1902