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Experiments

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

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, 03 October 1903

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/78
Scope and Contents Blunt reassures Ewart that he has not lost interest in his experiments and discoveries. He believes that the four varieties of horse distinguished by differences in their callosites is very important. He is pleased the grey arab given as a filly, has proved useful to Ewart and states that he will be unable to supply a friend of Ewart's with a bay Arabian mare due to the great demand for Arabian horses in the colonies.
Dates: 03 October 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, 21 August 1898

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/4/19
Scope and Contents Blunt lists 20 thoroughbred arab foals that he has bred at his horse farm and would like to offer one as a gift to Ewart. It has strong zebra markings and Blunt believes it would prove useful for Ewart's experiments.
Dates: 21 August 1898

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, 23 September 1896

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/2/16
Scope and Contents Blunt thanks Ewart for the photos of a zebra mule foal (presumably 'Romulus'). Also in the letter Blunt regrets the fact that he does not have another mule to give Ewart for his experiments. He apologises for the fact that 'Bernabit', the Arab mare he gave him, has been pronounced barren.
Dates: 23 September 1896

Potscard to James Cossar Ewart from Theodore Dru Alison Cockerell, 12 February 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/9
Scope and Contents Cockerell states that he wishes he could conduct experiments on horses in New Mexico as the conditions are very favourable. He mentions that Wilfred Blunt is also of the opinion that the native American horse may have lived to Columbian times. At present he is looking for mixed blood in the skulls of American horses. He points out that the old horses of Europe also had large heads. He also adds that he has found a copy of an aboriginal pictograph representing a man on a horse.
Dates: 12 February 1902