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Zebras

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

Found in 144 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lord Arthur Cecil, 05 September 1896

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/2/14
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Cecil thanks Ewart for 'the photo of Mulatto and Romulus' (Ewart's first zebra/horse hybrid and dam) and mentions that the Scottish Farmer should be sending 'Reid of Wishaw' (Charles Reid, the photographer). Cecil suggests that Reid should photograph Ewart's various animals (zebra, mule, donkey as well as Mulatto and Romulus) to highlight the differences in stripes between father and son, and the absence of stripes in the non-hybrid animals.

Dates: 05 September 1896

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lord Arthur Cecil, 06 October 1896

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/2/17
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Cecil thanks Ewart for updating him on news of the development of the foal 'Romulus', particularly the changes in the colour of its coat. He describes a pony stallion called Lord Ronald that his father once bought 'of the same breed as my stallion Highland Laddie years and years ago but no-one can trace it ever going to Rum.' He also remarks 'what you say about artificial fertilisation is most interesting and I am awaiting news of your Faroe Iceland pony most anxiously'.

Dates: 06 October 1896

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lord Marcus Beresford, 30 October 1909

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/15/28
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Beresford gives Ewart permission to measure the skull of 'Persimmon', which he says he can pass on to Rowland Ward. He remarks that ''Persimmon' was one of the best horses that ever lived, whether he was descended from a zebra or a Himalayan donkey'.

Dates: 30 October 1909

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Mabel Peacock, 09 October 1900

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/6/26
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Peacock who, having read with interest Ewart's accounts of the results of cross-breeding experiments with zebras and horses, is sending him a passage from C.F Romilly Allen's Book of Chinese Poetry regarding the colouring of Mongolian ponies.

Dates: 09 October 1900

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Maharajah Bhagvat Singh, 16 October 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/84
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Singh, writing from Gondal in India, requests information about Shetland ponies, and their cost. He also states that he would be happy to look after Ewart's zebra mule for him and try to find a purchaser for it.

Dates: 16 October 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Major Percy Horace Gordon Powell-Cotton, 23 October 1907

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/43
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Powell-Cotton enquires whether Ewart would like to see his series of zebra skins collected in East Africa and Uganda.

Dates: 23 October 1907

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Matthew Horace Hayes, 13 November 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/90
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Hayes states that he has written to some publishers urging them to take the translation. He requests the return of some negatives of wild zebras or asses which he left with Master Arthur. He lists the books that he has lately been studying and suggests a dental formula for the horse.

Dates: 13 November 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Matthew Horace Hayes, 01 March 1903

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/26
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Hayes writes that he encloses five photographs of the feet of zebra (photographs not present), and that he wishes to have blocks made to scale. He offers Ewart cliches of the blocks. He asks if Ewart has a foot of a Przewalski's horse, as he would like to photograph it.

Dates: 01 March 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from N.G Johnson, 22 May 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/40
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Johnson, writing from the rural affairs publication company Orange Judd, requests that Ewart send some photographs of zebra hybrids. He also enquires whether Ewart has attempted to cross a zebra with an ass.

Dates: 22 May 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Philip Lutley Sclater, 15 March 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/20
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Sclater enquires whether Ewart would like to give a lecture on the subject of horses and zebras in either April or May. The Zoological Society of London would like to draw attention to their collections of these animals.

Dates: 15 March 1902