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Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Behavioural differences between Aylesbury and wild mallard ducks: a study in domestication, 7 June 1975
Scope and Contents Perry asks Ewart which species of zebra he considers to be the largest and most attractive, how Ewart's specimens have adapted to the Scottish climate and whether their temperament precludes complete domestication.
Dates: 02 August 1909
Scope and Contents Scharff writes that a great deal has been written about the domestication and place of origin of Bos taurus primigenius, but that Professor Keller has shown conclusively that its domestication took place in Greece around 1500BC and that it never existed in Northern Asia or North America. Scharff remarks that the Bison bonasus is undoubtedly a near relation to the American bison.
Dates: 02 December 1910
Scope and Contents Ridgeway discusses some of Ewart's critiques of the manuscript of his book. He reports that he is troubled about whether he is justified in stating that that the hock callosities are frequently absent in North African horses and ponies and asks Ewart to check a French reference from the work of Sanson. He asks Ewart for the loan of some illustrative blocks. He posits that changes in colour of horses and cattle could be due to domestication, and thanks Ewart for correcting some of his zebra...
Dates: 21 June 1904
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
Scope and Contents Papers are sorted in box files by subject, on the following topics:- Ryder's book 'Sheep and Man', including original illustrations and correspondence (15 box files); textiles and weaving (3 box files); - Sheep and wool in the Mediterranean, Central Europe and the Middle East (3 box files); - Skin biology, wool and other animal hair, wool colour (7 box files); - St Kilda, Orkney and Shetland sheep (2 box files); - Archaeological textiles, clothing, rugs and carpets (4...