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

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry Fairfield Osborn, 24 October 1916

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/22/31
Scope and Contents Osborn reports the safe arrival of the Equus caballus and Equus caballus celticus. He feels strongly that the Museum should have Ewart's original type specimen of Equus caballus celticus because it agrees more closely with his original characterisation of the species in the small size of the head. He asks whether it would be practical to have the skin removed and the skeleton sent to them, as the specimen Ewart has...
Dates: 24 October 1916

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

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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

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Arthur Smith Woodward, 02 April 1917

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/23/3
Scope and Contents Woodward writes that he and his colleagues at the British Museum (Natural History) have examined the equine skulls and found that the shape of the occipital condyles to be variable. The approximation of the condyles in the middle line is especially marked in Hipparion, although he is unable to explain this.
Dates: 02 April 1917