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Animals--Colour

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = TD,Use For = Coat colour of animals

Found in 147 Collections and/or Records:

Guernsey Cow, showing typical broken colouring, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/150
Scope and Contents Photograph of a Guernsey cow with typical broken colouring standing in the grass in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Highland Pony, Braemore. Yellow Dun and Striped Horse Race, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/3079
Scope and Contents Photograph of a Highland pony in a paddock in Braemore [Scotland] in the early 20th century of the yellow dun and striped horse race.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Letter from James Cossar Ewart to Robert Alexander, 08 November 1903

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/116
Scope and Contents Alexander thanks Ewart for telling him about the model he saw in London recently and discusses the colourings of Arab horses. He writes that he would gladly undertake a modelling commission and hopes to meet Ewart to discuss the matter further.
Dates: 08 November 1903

Letter (incomplete) to James Cossar Ewart from unknown author, 21 March 1898

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/4/6
Scope and Contents The author thanks Ewart for sending him the hair samples of his zebras 'Romulus' and 'Matopo', and explaining that he has been much preoccupied by analysing the shell structure of ostrich eggs in the Masai country. He expounds his theories on what the markings and legstripes of zebras can reveal about which species they are. He analyses the colourings and markings of 'Matopo', 'Romulus' etc, and discusses the ramifications of telegony. The end of the letter, including the author's...
Dates: 21 March 1898

Letter to Alex Cowan from Henry John Elwes, 11 June 1911

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/32
Scope and Contents Elwes writes from Shetland that he has not been able to find Cowan a grey ram but he has seen two tup lambs in Mr Gordon's flock which may prove to be the right colour. He reports that all the Shetlanders he spoke to inform him that the pure Shetland sheep can hardly be found now, but there are many sheep among the white and moorit which if carefully selected, bred and pastured, can be just as good. He is sure that breeding Shetland sheep could be a lucrative business, although he fears they...
Dates: 11 June 1911

Letter to Barrington Balfour from Charles Dundas, 24 March 1900

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/6/10
Scope and Contents Dundas supplies information regarding the breeding of khaki-coloured zebras in Norway and suggests that the best person to approach is one S.J Steversen, an agricultural agent at Stavanger, Norway.
Dates: 24 March 1900