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Arabian Horses

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

Found in 48 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from William Bernhard Tegetmeier, 10 August 1897

Identifier: Coll-14/9/3/10
Scope and Contents Tegetmeier enquires whether Ewart could send him a photograph of the newly arrived offspring, and states that he wishes to reproduce photographs of the mare, the two offspring and the arab horse as these 'would make an admirable set' (presumably for publication in The Field).
Dates: 10 August 1897

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from William Ridgeway, 06 March 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/27
Scope and Contents Ridgeway offers his opinions on Ewart's 'excellent paper'. He states that he is sceptical as to the accuracy of cave drawings of horses, but is glad that Ewart expresses doubts as to the domestication of the horse. He recommends that Ewart provide explicitly the evidence of orseus remains from La Monthe, and is unsure about the claim that there are two different stocks in Arabian horses. He enquires as to the relative sizes of the ergots (growths) in Ewart's Mongolian pony and Przewalski's...
Dates: 06 March 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from William Ridgeway, 02 August 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/78
Scope and Contents Ridgeway writes that he is relieved that Ewart approves of his treatment of the Arab and the horses of western Asia, North Africa and the Mediterranean. He comments on the temperaments of various horses and the use of bits in different countries. He describes two photographs of Lofoden ponies, one of which was the last of its race and is now in the Bergen Museum.
Dates: 02 August 1904

Polo Pony Sire (Bred in Arab), "The Bey", 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/2140
Scope and Contents Photograph of the Polo pony sire (bred in Arab), "The Bey" which was 14.1 hands high and won many first prizes standing in a paddock in the early 20th century. He was owned by G Norris of Midwood, The Grange, North Rode, near Congleton, [England].
Dates: 1870s-1930s

"Ramla", the First to Finish Long Distance Test, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/2315
Scope and Contents Photograph from The Journal of Heredity of "Ramla", a pure Arab mare that was first to finish a long distance test in 1919. She completed the 300 mile test from Ethan Allen, Vermont to Camp Devens, Massachusetts in 57 hours and 26 1/2 minutes and received a perfect condition mark of 92.9% for total performance.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Shire and Arab Horse Heads, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/399
Scope and Contents Photograph of a Shire horse's head and an Arab horse's head for comparison.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

The Horse as Comrade, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/2144
Scope and Contents Photographs of Mr. E. R. Calthrop, inventor of the "Guardian Angel" parachute and Arabian horse stud owner, with his horses in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

"Waiting", Arab Horse, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/2246
Scope and Contents Photograph of the Arab horse, "Waiting", standing next to a bridge and lake on a farm in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s