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Zebras

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

Found in 144 Collections and/or Records:

A Zebra-Ass Hybrid, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/330
Scope and Contents Photograph of a zebra-ass hybrid standing in a paddock with a note underneath describing the inherited behavioural traits.

A Zebroid, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/2250
Scope and Contents Photograph of a hybrid zebra and [horse or donkey] standing in a pen in the early 20th century.

Bill addressed to James Cossar Ewart from Rowland Ward, 04 July 1904

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/71
Scope and Contents The bill details the costs of various taxidermy and preservation jobs for Ewart on two Przewalski's horses and a zebra hybrid, the latter of which was sold to 'the Edinburgh Museum'.

Burchell's Zebra, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/3102
Scope and Contents Photograph of Burchell's zebra standing in a paddock next to a barn in the early 20th century.

Grant's Foal and Grey's Zebra Foal, Tana River, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/1052
Scope and Contents Photograph of two zebra skins: Grant's foal and Grey's Zebra foal from the Tana River area in Kenya in the early 20th century.

Handwritten translation of 'A cross between a male zebra and a mare in Brazil' by Baron de Parana, October 1897

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/3/13
Scope and Contents The original article was published in the Bulletin de la Societé nationale d'Acclimatation de France, XLIV, October 1897 (pp 433-436).

Hinny, "Lady Moux", 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/3127
Scope and Contents Photograph of the [zebra] hinny [offspring of a male donkey and a female zebra], "Lady Moux", with stripes clearly visible, standing in a field with a man holding its reins in the early 20th century.

Juno: a Zebra-Mare Hybrid, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/331
Scope and Contents Photograph of a zebra-mare hybrid named, Juno, 'who was foaled on June 2, 1912, out of the registered Morgan Mare, Baby Gates, Vol. III, AMR; sired by the Grevy zebra, Jerry.' The note beneath the image continues to describe Juno's characteristics.

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 (incomplete) to James Cossar Ewart from unknown author, 21 March 1898

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/4/6
Scope and Contents The author thanks Ewart for sending him the hair samples of his zebras 'Romulus' and 'Matopo', and explaining that he has been much preoccupied by analysing the shell structure of ostrich eggs in the Masai country. He expounds his theories on what the markings and legstripes of zebras can reveal about which species they are. He analyses the colourings and markings of 'Matopo', 'Romulus' etc, and discusses the ramifications of telegony. The end of the letter, including the author's...