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Agricultural exhibitions

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

Found in 154 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, [01 July 1913]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/31
Scope and Contents

Elwes reports that he has just returned from Bristol and that Ewart's sheep arrived safely. He recommends that they take a week's rest after the show before being sent back up to Edinburgh. He hopes that the King will see the sheep on Friday.

The letter is undated, though marked 'Tuesday night'.

Dates: [01 July 1913]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, [05 July 1913]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/33
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Elwes writes that the (Royal Agricultural) show was a great success and that the King looked at their sheep for longer than the others. Elwes is shortly to have an operation and leaves instructions for Ewart if he wants his sheep returned to him. He also mentions which publications have reviewed their appearance at the show.

The letter is undated, although marked 'Saturday'.

Dates: [05 July 1913]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James Macdonald, 03 November 1899

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/5/34
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Macdonald informs Ewart that the directors of the Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland have awarded him the Gold Medal of the Society in recognition of his research into stockbreeding and in acknowledgement of his exhibit of zebra and zebra crosses at the Society's show in Edinburgh in July 1898.

Dates: 03 November 1899

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Roman Prawochenski, 18 June 1926

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/32/4
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Prawochenski thanks Ewart for his help and apologises for any trouble has has given him. He would be honoured to be included in the Royal Society of Edinburgh Proceedings along with his colleague Kaczkowski. He will be in London shortly to purchase some horses at the Royal Agricultural Society show and hopes perhaps to meet Ewart there.

Dates: 18 June 1926

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Claud Alexander, 01 June 1912

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/36
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Alexander thanks Ewart for sending him the pony, and asks his age. He also requests Elwes' address to thank him for sending him one of his papers on sheep. He asks if he thinks Lord Arthur Cecil would join the 'Menagerie Club', as they hope to be able to put on a show and exhibit some hybrids the following year.

Dates: 01 June 1912

Lincoln Ram, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/2758
Scope and Contents

Photograph of a Lincoln ram standing in a show yard in the early/mid 20th century.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Lincoln Rams, First Prize, Palermo Show [Buenos Aires, Argentina], 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/1780
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Photograph of five Lincoln rams that won first prize at the Palermo Show in Buenos Aires, Argentina in September 1903 standing in the road between buildings with two men on either side of them.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

London Dairy Show, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/963
Scope and Contents

Photograph of the London Dairy Show of 1938 showing pens with cattle, people walking around and stalls with bells and containers.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Longhorn Bull, "Sutton Victor", 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/2470
Scope and Contents

Photograph of the Longhorn bull, "Sutton Victor"standing in front of farm buildings at an agricultural show in the early 20th century. The bull won first at the Three Counties Show and champion at the Royal Show for Mr. R. S. Walters.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Longhorn Cow, Royal Show, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/2469
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Photograph of a Longhorn cow at the Royal Show in 1937 standing in a field with a man with a barn housing Hereford, Devon, and Sussex cattle in the background.

Dates: 1870s-1930s