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Letter to James Cossar Ewart from J.E Shaw, 20 April 1899

 Item
Identifier: Coll-14/9/5/19

Scope and Contents

Shaw congratulates Ewart on the publication of the Penycuik Experiments. He discusses his own interest in the breeding of a pair of Burchell's zebras located at the Zoological Gardens in Bristol, and the markings of their offspring. He offers to send Ewart the skin of an 11 month-old foal for his inspection. He asks for advice on the hybridisation of zebras with ponies and donkeys in their care.

Dates

  • 20 April 1899

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

Open.

Extent

1 leaf

Physical Location

CLX-A-1135

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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