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Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir William Ridgeway, 02 November 1909

Identifier: Coll-14/9/15/29

Scope and Contents

Ridgeway writes concerning the confusion over the provenance of the Ward's zebra skin to which Ridgeway refers in a paper for the Proceedings of the Zoological Society. He asks Ewart to confirm that the skin came from the Lombori Hills, as Rowland Ward are now asking Ridgeway to settle the matter.


  • 02 November 1909


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2 leaves

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Biographical / Historical

Ridgeway refers to his paper, published in May 1909 in the Proceedings of the Zoological Society on 'The Differentiation of the Three Species of Zebras'. In November 1909 the Society published Ridgeway's letter correcting the error concerning the provenance of the zebra.


From the Series: 4 boxes