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Photographs

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 272 Collections and/or Records:

Letter (incomplete) to James Cossar Ewart from unknown author, 14 May 1899

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/5/22
Scope and Contents The letter's author is a former pupil and assistant demonstrator of Ewart's (from around 1891), working in Africa as a government medical officer. He writes that he is sending Ewart the skins of two zebra mares which he has shot, and offers to try and get more skins, and to take photographs of various game.

The latter part of the letter, with author signature, is not present.

Letter to Edith F. Ewart from Percival ('Percy') Herbert Portsmouth, with enclosed photograph, 07 April 1927

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/33/5
Scope and Contents Portsmouth writes that he is sorry that the Ewarts could not come to see the sculpture entitled 'Vision' at the Edinburgh College of Art, but he encloses a photograph of the work.

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Albert Sherbourne Le Souef, 26 May 1930

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/36/7
Scope and Contents Le Souef asks Ewart to procure some photographs of hybrid 'Psoa' sheep and a typical sample of wool from Gillespie. Some pastoralists have expressed an interest in the wool from these sheep as it may make a better tweed-like cloth when mixed with Merino. He reports that he has worked out a scheme which he hopes will lead to the production of many quality skins from colder districts.

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Aldred F. Barker, 21 September 1921

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/27/6
Scope and Contents Barker writes that he finds it impossible to get up to Scotland. He hopes that the Research Association is getting good photographs of the parent sheep to contrast with the crossbred sheep, as well as samples of wool illustrating the rate of growth.

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alexander Theodore Gordon, 12 January 1905

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/11/2
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.

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alice Blanche Balfour, 30 May 1898

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/4/12
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.

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alice Blanche Balfour, 09 February 1900

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/6/2
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.

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Arnold Lang, 21 April 1914

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/20/6
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.

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Arthur Cecil, 21 November 1903

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/126
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.

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Baron de Parana (in French), with three photographs, 01 February 1899

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/5/10
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...