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Physical Characteristics

Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Henry John Elwes from James Cossar Ewart, 12 August 1912

Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/49
Scope and Contents Ewart writes from Lerwick, Shetland, that he would be happy to arrange to keep the 15 ewes and lambs at Fairslacks for a year at a fair price, although it will be best not to add to the permanent stock until the farm is taken over by the University in October or November that year. At an exhibition on Shetland he saw a ewe as small as the one in the British Museum from Papa Stour with goat-like horns and a very short tail, as well as a hornless, short-tailed ewe with white patches at Foula;...
Dates: 12 August 1912

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lady Estella Mary Hope, 12 April 1911

Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/21
Scope and Contents

Hope describes the physical characteristics of a mare that has recently been shot, and reports that she has recently lost two ponies through drowning. She has offered their bodies to the Natural History Museum if they are able to retrieve them.

Dates: 12 April 1911

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Arthur Smith Woodward, 18 November 1910

Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/37
Scope and Contents

Woodward writes that he has examined the zebra skulls at the British Museum and found that the premaxilla clearly reaches and touches the nasal.

Dates: 18 November 1910