Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
Found in 48 Collections and/or Records:
A Thoroughbred Arab Horse and a Type of Lightly Built Thoroughbred Horse, 1870s-1930s
Scope and Contents Two photographs of horses for comparison - the top image is of the Thoroughbred Arab horse, "Nimr" of the Hunington Stud and directly descended from the desert Arab "Kismet"; and the bottom image is of the type of lightly built Thoroughbred horse, "Pretty Polly" which is an extreme example of the racing type.
Arab Mare and Lady, 1870s-1930s
Scope and Contents Photograph of a woman feeding an Arab mare from a basket in a wooded paddock in the early 20th century.
Arab Stallion, 1870s-1930s
Scope and Contents Photograph of an Arab or Arabian stallion standing on a path in a garden with a man holding its reins in the early 20th century.
Darley Arabian, 1870s-1930s
Scope and Contents Illustration of the Darley Arabian horse that imported into England in 1706 standing in a field.
"Halcyon", Three-Fourths Grade Arab, Cross-Bred, 1870s-1930s
Scope and Contents Photograph of a man riding "Halcyon", the three-fourths grade Arab, cross-bred horse that finished fourth in a long-distance test at a time of 53 hours and 45 minutes, condition 50, and total performance, 71.3% and noted as an example of the value of selecting dams with careful judgement. From the Bush-Brown book: Heredity for Horses.
"Kheyra", a Pure Arab Mare, 1870s-1930s
Scope and Contents Photograph of the pure Arab mare, "Kheyra" standing in a paddock in the late 19th or early 20th century. According to the text beneath the image she, 'finished third in the endurance test; her record was 52 hours and 57 minutes, with a condition mark of 25 and a grade of 72.4% for total performance.'
"Kingfisher", Second in Long Distance Test, 1870s-1930s
Scope and Contents Photograph of the three-fourths Arab and one-fourth Thoroughbred stallion, "Kingfisher" that finished second in the long distance test in 1919. He completed the test in 53 hours and 21 minutes and received the condition mark of 48 and 88.8% for total merit. Col. Tompkins of the U.S. Army rode this horse into Mexico for the expedition of 1916covering 575 miles over desert and cold mountains.
Letter from James Cossar Ewart to Robert Alexander, 08 November 1903
Scope and Contents Alexander thanks Ewart for telling him about the model he saw in London recently and discusses the colourings of Arab horses. He writes that he would gladly undertake a modelling commission and hopes to meet Ewart to discuss the matter further.
Dates: 08 November 1903
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 16 June 1902
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck states that the hybrid and Arab mare have just arrived in Hamburg in good health following their shipment from Scotland. He has also sent on the skin of the Przewalski's horse to Ewart.
Dates: 16 June 1902
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 21 June 1902
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck informs Ewart that the Arab mare has safely left Hamburg (for India). He also requests a list of the pedigrees of the hybrids that Ewart has sent him, and intends to take the hybrids to shows at Berlin and Hamburg.
Dates: 21 June 1902