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The Mother of the Zebra Hybrid, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3126

Scope and Contents

Photograph of the mother of the zebra hybrid, a Morgan mare named, "Baby Gates", Vol. III, A.M.R. by "General Gates" (666) and dam, "Polly B", Vol. III, A.M.R. standing in a field in the early 20th century. She 'first foaled the Grevy zebra hybrid, "Juno" and then the pure-bred Morgan filly, "Georgia", Vol. IV, A.M.R.' which had no stripes or resemblance to a zebra proving that telegony was not scientifically supported.


  • Creation: 1870s-1930s

Language of Materials


Physical Description

1 slide 81mm by 81mm

Conditions Governing Access



From the Fonds: 50 boxes

From the Fonds: 3465 Photographic Slides

Physical Description

1 slide 81mm by 81mm


81mm by 81mm

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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