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Animal Markings

Subject Source: Nahste

Found in 59 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Cecil Howard Digby Fetherstonhaugh, 06 September 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/94
Scope and Contents

Fetherstonhaugh answers Ewart's enquiry about his dun mare and confirms that he purchased her from County Carlow. He writes that he is enclosing two photographs (not present) showing the markings on the mare.

Dates: 06 September 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Charles Dawson, with photograph, 28 June 1915

Identifier: Coll-14/9/21/14
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Dawson encloses a photograph showing a horse, nicknamed 'Satan', which has two horn-like prominences on the frontal skull bones, as well as striped markings. Dawson has never come across this variation before and enquires whether Ewart can give him any similar examples.

Dates: 28 June 1915

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from C.L Thylor, 16 August 1900

Identifier: Coll-14/9/6/24
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Thylor states that he will gladly visit Ewart to view his hybrids. He supplies him with the addresses of several military men who he believes may be able to give him the information he requires regarding the use of horses, and in particular hybrids, in military action. Thylor proffers the opinion that the hybrids, because of their conspicuous stripes, may not be suited to military work in the field, though they would be suited to ambulance work.

Dates: 16 August 1900

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 19 August 1898

Identifier: Coll-14/9/4/18
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Oliphant announces the birth of a chestnut foal at Woburn Abbey: the product of a zebra mare and an Arabian sire horse, and with stripes and dappling on its legs, thighs and body.

Dates: 19 August 1898

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Florence E. Sexton, 18 September 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/104
Scope and Contents

Sexton encloses a photograph (not present) of a striped mouse dun pony and recalls seeing an unusually striped bay horse. She also mentions visiting Ewart to see his hybrids some years ago with the agricultural college.

Dates: 18 September 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Fred J. Baillie, 25 September 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/106
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Baillie provides details on the differences in markings on his zebra skins, and asks if Ewart would like to see them. He thanks Ewart for hosting himself and Mrs Baillie.

Dates: 25 September 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from G. Barrell, 26 October 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/113
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Barrell enquires whether the two zebra hybrids Ewart has for sale are nicely marked and fit to work in trade, as his own mule is still fit for work.

Dates: 26 October 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry Fairfield Osborn, 28 March 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/26
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Osborn writes regarding the Shetland stallion that he had asked Ewart to purchase for him. He requests that the stallion be shipped from Glasgow to New York with Anchor Line and requests that if the pony should die en route, that his body be preserved. He also provides details of his striped dun which is being shipped East.

Dates: 28 March 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry Fairfield Osborn, 16 January 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/2
Scope and Contents Osborn states that he has already obtained a photograph of the Przewalski's colts and hopes that the Duke of Bedford will take some enlarged photographs showing their development, and also a watercolour painting showing the colour changes in their coats. He hopes that Ewart will put his views of the Mongolian pony down in a book. Many of the dun striped variety are to be found in Texas and Mexico. He also asks to be informed if a suitable Shetland pony comes on to the market, and would be...
Dates: 16 January 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry Fairfield Osborn (unsigned), 23 May 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/41
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Osborn writes regarding the safe arrival of his Shetland pony in New York for an exhibition. Dr Matthew is sending Ewart casts of horses' feet for his examination. He also reports the safe arrival of his striped dun.

Dates: 23 May 1902