Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
Found in 43 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents 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
Scope and Contents 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
Scope and Contents Alexander reports that his pregnant mare has died. He asks whether Ewart would like to take on all of his fat-rumped ewes for £10. He has a donkey very near foaling by the mule 'Jacob', which proves that he can still get stock. He states that can give Ewart the breeding of the sheep if he saw them.
Dates: 06 June 1914
Scope and Contents Le Souef describes the cross-bred zebra that the Royal Melbourne Zoological Gardens have in their care. It is the product of a Burchell's zebra and white donkey, and is four years old. He goes on to give a physical description of the foal, and writes that he is enclosing photos of the specimens (not present).
Dates: 16 March 1898
Scope and Contents Photograph of a Maltese jack [male donkey] that was 14.4 hands high standing in front of a thatched hut with a man holding its reins in the early 20th century.
Scope and Contents Photograph of a Muscat Jack [male donkey] standing with a boy next to some trees in Zanzibar, [Tanzania] in the early 20th century.
Scope and Contents Note entitled 'The blessed bramble' noting the tradition that Christ used a bramble branch to hit the donkey he rode and querying its veracity.
Scope and Contents Photograph of a flock of sheep, some goats and a donkey grazing in a field with trees and buildings in the background in the early 20th century.
Scope and Contents Photograph of a spotted donkey in a stable in Sorrento, Italy in the early 20th century.
Scope and Contents Photograph of a Syrian donkey stallion standing in a show ring with a man standing next to it in the early 20th century.