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Przewalski's Horse

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

Found in 69 Collections and/or Records:

Bill addressed to James Cossar Ewart from Rowland Ward, 04 July 1904

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/71
Scope and Contents The bill details the costs of various taxidermy and preservation jobs for Ewart on two Przewalski's horses and a zebra hybrid, the latter of which was sold to 'the Edinburgh Museum'.
Dates: 04 July 1904

Head of a Prejvalsky [Przewalski] Horse, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/2122
Scope and Contents Photograph of the head of a Prejvalsky [Przewalski] horse that was 'photographed by E A Sanborn in the New York Zoological Park in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Letter to Herbrand Arthur Russell, 11th Duke of Bedford from James Cossar Ewart (incomplete), 02 May 1907

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/14
Scope and Contents Ewart describes the three ponies that he will send off to Woburn shortly. He states that the main questions relating to the origin of the domestic breeds of the horse will be settled if one of these mares has a foal to one of Russell's Przewalski's stallions. He states that unfortunately his Przewalski's mare is not in foal.

The latter part of the letter, including author's signature, is not present.
Dates: 02 May 1907

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 19 December 1901

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/7/28
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck states how pleased he is in the interest that Ewart has shown in the young Przewalski's horses, which he had obtained for the Duke of Bedford from Central Asia. He says he will be shortly sending details of the horses. He is selling them for £250 each, but is prepared to let Ewart have one for £150. He has sold all his dun Mongolian mares but has one brown and one black which he is prepared to sell for £7 each. He also encloses 2 photographs of zebras which differ markedly from the...
Dates: 19 December 1901

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 10 June 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/43
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck accepts the three hybrids that he is being offered. He informs Ewart that the skin of the Przewalski's horse was sent to Walter Rothschild, but adds that he has some skins of foals with hooves that he can send him. He is going to track down a zebra-pony hybrid for Ewart born two years previously in Paris, in order that he might purchase it, and also offers Ewart a male zebra from Kilimanjaro.
Dates: 10 June 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 16 June 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/46
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, 27 November 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/97
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck offers Ewart £100 for the three hybrids he is selling. He offers Ewart a young Przewalski's horse skin and skeleton. He also has in his possession the skins of some Siberian Ibex which he suggests might be fitting for Ewart's 'museum' (presumably the Natural History collections at the University of Edinburgh). Hagenbeck also mentions that he had bad luck with Ewart's zebra 'Matopo', who was returned to him by a buyer due to a lung condition.
Dates: 27 November 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 05 December 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/109
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck writes hoping that the three hybrids arrive safely in Hamburg. He also announces that he is happy with the amount offered to him for the young Przewalski's horse skin and skeleton, which Ewart is procuring for a friend. He will shortly send Ewart the skins of a Siberian Ibex for his museum. He states that he has not yet seen Salensky's monograph about the Przewalski's horse but will enquire about it.
Dates: 05 December 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 08 April 1903

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/41
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck mentions the zebras he has in exchange for 'Romulus' or the Exmoor hybrid and states that he is surprised to find that some people at the London Zoo consider the Przewalski's horse to be a mule. He states that he has sold 'Matopo' to Arthur Yates, refers to the Kiang pony and Korea stallion which he is trying to sell and writes of his anticipated delivery of East African zebras which he will train to harness.
Dates: 08 April 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 30 September 1905

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/11/36
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck writes that the Przewalski's stallion with a longer mane than the others is now in the Zoological Gardens, Cincinnati. He is sorry that Ewart lost his Przewalski's horse without having a foal from him, and offers to send him one of his stallions for a year. He hopes to find a customer for Ewart's hybrid Onager and will send Ewart a photograph of his Java pony, which he will have to sell. He will also try to find out where the skin of a mountain zebra can be obtained.
Dates: 30 September 1905