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Hagenbeck, Carl, 1844-1913 (German animal dealer and trainer)


Found in 46 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Hector Frederik Estrup Jungersen, 06 June 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/58
Scope and Contents

Jungersen recommends two books dealing with horses on Iceland and the Faroes. He provides details on the introduction to horses to these places by the Norsemen and Vikings, and cites evidence for various prehistoric horses. He reports that he saw 'Romulus' in the stable of Carl Hagenbeck the previous summer and that he would like to see Ewart's Przewalski's horse 'Sir John'.

Dates: 06 June 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from John K. Butter, 25 September 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/105
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Butter asks for advice on breaking in and handling the two zebras he has purchased from Carl Hagenbeck in Hamburg. He writes that natural history is his greatest hobby, and that he recalls Ewart from his time at Aberdeen University, where Butter was a student.

Dates: 25 September 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lady Estella Mary Hope, 13 January 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/1
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Hope thanks Ewart for the photographs of the Przewalski's foals. She hopes to be able to see them when Arthur Cecil takes them to Woburn. She also mentions the Basuto pony that was sold at a Manchester auctioneer's the previous year, and belonged to a Mr Hardacre from South Africa.

Dates: 13 January 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lord Arthur Cecil, 08 December 1901

Identifier: Coll-14/9/7/26
Scope and Contents

Cecil describes the Przewalski's horses that he has seen in the company of Carl Hagenbeck.

Dates: 08 December 1901

Postcard to James Cossar Ewart from Alice Blanche Balfour, 06 August 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/64
Scope and Contents

Balfour states she is returning Carl Hagenbeck's letter to Ewart. She states she has also written to Lord Stanley in connection with Ewart's hybrids.

Dates: 06 August 1902

Telegraph to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 23 October 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/85
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Hagenbeck confirms that the shipbroker would like £17.10s for each zebra and pony shipped to Bombay. Ewart replies on the reverse to confirm the costs.

Dates: 23 October 1902

Additional filters:

Hybrids 24
Animals--Transportation 20
Zebras 18
Animal sale 16
Przewalski's Horse 16