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Wensleydale (Blue-Headed) Gimmer, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/2738

Scope and Contents

Photograph of a Wensleydale (Blue-Headed) gimmer standing in a paddock with a man holding its head in the early 20th century. According to the text beneath the image, the gimmer held an unbeaten show yard record including first, Royal and Royal Lancashire Shows in 1905 and that it was bred by the executors of T. Willis, Carperby.


  • Creation: 1870s-1930s

Language of Materials


Physical Description

1 slide 82mm by 82mm

Conditions Governing Access



From the Fonds: 50 boxes

From the Fonds: 3465 Photographic Slides

Physical Description

1 slide 82mm by 82mm


82mm by 82mm

Archivist's Note

Catalogued by Kristy Davis as part of Towards Dolly Project, 2012-2013

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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