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Scope and Contents Gordon encloses three copies of a photograph of a mule mare and foal taken in the Zoo at Pretoria. He confirms that the mare was a mule and that the foal was not a horse foal.
Dates: 12 January 1905
Scope and Contents Balfour refers to photographs of a zebra skin she sent to Sir George Grey, who is presently staying in a British Central area of Africa, South of the Congo. She believes the skin to be from a Burchell's zebra. She also refers to a Tibetan pony belonging to Major L.A Waddell.
Dates: 09 February 1900
Scope and Contents Balfour thanks Ewart for sending her some photographs of zebra skins to look at. She also offers to help to pay for some of Ewart's experiments.
Dates: 30 May 1898
Scope and Contents Lang asks for permission to publish some figures from Ewart's work in his own forthcoming volume on heredity and to borrow some of Ewart's papers, including The Penycuik Experiments. He also asks for advice on where to purchase good photographs of equidae-hybrids.
Dates: 21 April 1914
Scope and Contents Cecil states that is trying to reduce his numbers (most likely of his pony stock) and wonders whether Carl Hagenbeck could be induced to start a new industry in ponies in Germany. He also writes that his wife is sending Ewart a photograph of the black puppy.
Dates: 21 November 1903
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Baron de Parana (in French), with three photographs, 01 February 1899
Scope and Contents Baron de Parana tells Ewart that he has just read a translation of his article on Burchell's zebra hybrids and mares. He states he is enclosing other papers documenting his own cross-breeding experiments, including three photographs (only two photographs present). He lists the physical characteristics of the offspring resulting from his experiments and makes comparisons with those belonging to Ewart. The photographs depict a Burchell zebra and two of his hybridised offspring, all...
Dates: 01 February 1899
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck states how pleased he is in the interest that Ewart has shown in the young Przewalski's horses, which he had obtained for the Duke of Bedford from Central Asia. He says he will be shortly sending details of the horses. He is selling them for £250 each, but is prepared to let Ewart have one for £150. He has sold all his dun Mongolian mares but has one brown and one black which he is prepared to sell for £7 each. He also encloses 2 photographs of zebras which differ markedly from the...
Dates: 19 December 1901
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck states that he will send Ewart a pair of black rats as soon as he is able to obtain them from the Zoological Gardens in Frankfurt. He is also sending him some photographs of the results of his male lion and tigress hybridisation experiments (not present).
Dates: 31 May 1901
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck thanks Ewart for sending the photographs of 'Remus' and a black hybrid mare, along with an estimated cost for the pair. He asks if Ewart could send him the stallion which is for Henry Fairfield Osborn in New York, as he wishes to combine the shipping with some animals of his own. He adds that he now has a pair of Chapman's zebras, which he is sending from Hamburg to India. He would like to negotiate the sale of two Java ponies to Ewart in exchange for a stallion and two Shetland...
Dates: 08 April 1902
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck writes that the Przewalski's stallion with a longer mane than the others is now in the Zoological Gardens, Cincinnati. He is sorry that Ewart lost his Przewalski's horse without having a foal from him, and offers to send him one of his stallions for a year. He hopes to find a customer for Ewart's hybrid Onager and will send Ewart a photograph of his Java pony, which he will have to sell. He will also try to find out where the skin of a mountain zebra can be obtained.
Dates: 30 September 1905