Karakul Rams and Lambs

Scope and Content

Photograph of a small flock of Karakul rams and lambs in a sheep pen in the early 20th century. The text beneath the image notes: 'Left to Right: (1) Shorn red Kalmick fat-rump ram; (2) Shorn Karakul ram; (3) Unshorn 4-horned Karachaev ram; (4) Karakul-Afghan finewool ewe and behind a Karakul coarse-wool ram; (5) Karakul lamb, 3 months old, curls have opened, and fur value is lost.'

Archivist's Note

Catalogued by Kristy Davis as part of Towards Dolly Project, 2012-2013