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Letter to James Cossar Ewart from William Ridgeway, 02 August 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/78

Scope and Contents

Ridgeway writes that he is relieved that Ewart approves of his treatment of the Arab and the horses of western Asia, North Africa and the Mediterranean. He comments on the temperaments of various horses and the use of bits in different countries. He describes two photographs of Lofoden ponies, one of which was the last of its race and is now in the Bergen Museum.


  • Creation: 02 August 1904


Language of Materials


Physical Description

2 leaves

Conditions Governing Access


Biographical / Historical

The proofs which Ridgeway refers to are most likely to be those of his book The Origin and Influence of the Thoroughbred Horse, which was published by Cambridge University Press in 1905.


From the File: 1 folder

Physical Location


Physical Description

2 leaves

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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