Found in 93 Collections and/or Records:
Custom relating to marriage prediction which reads 'Salt Herrings were eaten after having been roasted on the fire. The person seen coming to give a drink was the person to whom the girl was to be married.'
Descriptions of plants, including trees and lichen, animals, and fish.
Located in I.A.P.G.R-E.R.S. Staff Papers 1992. Part 1 and Index.
Manuscript books on the subject of ichthology [ichthyology], the study of fish.
Hurst asks if Ewart is planning a further publication mentioned in his 1887 book On the Preservation of Fish. He gives details of his work in Australia shipping frozen foods from Canada.
Lankester invites Ewart to visit him at the museum of Exeter College, Oxford to show him carmine staining techniques on a sturgeon skull and other fish specimens. He also suggests that Ewart should visit the college in order to initiate some of the preparations of fish specimens at the Museum. He also suggests several book titles for Ewart's studies.
Matthews, an old pupil of Ewart's, tells him of two 'hand-like structures' that a fisherman removed from the side of a fish near Port Seton. He offers to bring the specimens to the University for Ewart's examination.