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Animal Collection

Background imageAnimal Collection: Wright - Dressing the Kitten J960062

Wright - Dressing the Kitten J960062
KENWOOD HOUSE, London. " Dressing the Kitten " c1768-70 by Joseph Wright of Derby (1734-1797)

Background imageAnimal Collection: Duke of Wellington at the Battle of Waterloo J050174

Duke of Wellington at the Battle of Waterloo J050174
APSLEY HOUSE, London. Engraving of the Duke of Wellington on horseback at the Battle of Waterloo. Field Marshal, the Duke of Wellington riding his horse Copenhagen

Background imageAnimal Collection: Kenilworth Castle J900445

Kenilworth Castle J900445
KENILWORTH CASTLE, Warwickshire. A view from the south with cattle / cows grazing in the foreground

Background imageAnimal Collection: Landseer - The Illicit Highland Whisky Still J040064

Landseer - The Illicit Highland Whisky Still J040064
APSLEY HOUSE, London. " The Illicit Highland Whisky Still " by Sir Edwin Landseer (1802-73)

Background imageAnimal Collection: Poodle a054086

Poodle a054086
View of a car showing a poodle sitting in the drivers seat. Photographed by John Gay. Date range: 1946-1959

Background imageAnimal Collection: Fairfield Church, Romney Marsh N060981

Fairfield Church, Romney Marsh N060981
FAIRFIELD CHURCH, Romney Marsh, Kent. View of the footbridge looking across the meadow towards Fairfield Church at sunset

Background imageAnimal Collection: Hadrians Wall N070307

Hadrians Wall N070307
HADRIANs WALL, Northumberland. View looking west from Shield on the Wall. Sheep grazing at sunset. hadrian

Background imageAnimal Collection: Copenhagen, the Duke of Wellingtons horse J050173

Copenhagen, the Duke of Wellingtons horse J050173
APSLEY HOUSE, London. Engraving of Copenhagen, the Duke of Wellingtons horse

Background imageAnimal Collection: Bulldog a072946

Bulldog a072946
A bulldog lying by a doorstep in the foreground, with people at stalls at a street market behind, possibly Inverness Street, Camden Town, London. Photograph by John Gay. Date range: 1960-1965

Background imageAnimal Collection: Dog a086653

Dog a086653
A springer spaniel peering out from a small circular hole cut into the wooden plank door of a barn or similar agricultural outbuilding

Background imageAnimal Collection: Friesian cow a067430

Friesian cow a067430
A friesian cow tethered to a mobile parking meter in a farmyard. Photograph by John Gay; date range 1964-1974

Background imageAnimal Collection: Richmond Park a064398

Richmond Park a064398
RICHMOND PARK, London. A red deer stag on the roadside verge with cars and a coach passing by. Date range January 1962 - May 1964. John Gay

Background imageAnimal Collection: Goya - Equestrian portrait of the Duke of Wellington N070532

Goya - Equestrian portrait of the Duke of Wellington N070532
APSLEY HOUSE, London. " Equestrian portrait of the Duke of Wellington" 1812 by Francisco GOYA (1746-1828). Wellesley

Background imageAnimal Collection: Gainsborough - Greyhounds coursing a Fox J920623

Gainsborough - Greyhounds coursing a Fox J920623
KENWOOD HOUSE, THE IVEAGH BEQUEST, London. " Greyhounds coursing a Fox " c1785 by Thomas GAINSBOROUGH R.A. (1727-88)

Background imageAnimal Collection: Lion statue, Highgate Cemetery OP04501

Lion statue, Highgate Cemetery OP04501
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, London. A snow covered, marble statue of a sleeping lion. The statue, lying on top of George Wombwells tomb in Highgate Cemetery depicts Nero his pet lion

Background imageAnimal Collection: Charles Darwin on horseback K970217

Charles Darwin on horseback K970217
DOWN HOUSE, Downe, Kent. Photograph of Charles Darwin on horseback

Background imageAnimal Collection: Stella McCartney - Lucky Spot K041095

Stella McCartney - Lucky Spot K041095
BELSAY HALL, CASTLE & GARDENS, Northumberland. Fashion at Belsay, 2004. Stella McCartney art installation - Lucky Spot horse in the Great Hall of the castle

Background imageAnimal Collection: Rural landscape J910032

Rural landscape J910032
Reconstruction drawing of imaginary rural landscape, 2000 BC by Judith Dobie, English Heritage Graphics Team. Farming

Background imageAnimal Collection: Snyders - Figures with Fruit and Game J910535

Snyders - Figures with Fruit and Game J910535
KENWOOD HOUSE, THE IVEAGH BEQUEST, London. " Figures with Fruit and Game" by Frans SNYDERS (1579-1657). IBK 959

Background imageAnimal Collection: Horse drawn milk float a98_16568

Horse drawn milk float a98_16568
BURY ST EDMUNDS, Suffolk. Some commodities were still delivered using a horse and cart in the post-war years. Coal and milk were two products that used this method of delivery until relatively

Background imageAnimal Collection: Iron Age farming N080555

Iron Age farming N080555
OLD OSWESTRY HILL FORT, Shropshire. Reconstruction drawing by Ivan Lapper showing Iron Age arable cultivation

Background imageAnimal Collection: The Corbridge Lion N080064

The Corbridge Lion N080064
CORBRIDGE ROMAN TOWN, Northumberland. Museum objects: Stone carving. The Corbridge Lion. hadrian

Background imageAnimal Collection: Rag and bone cart a064811

Rag and bone cart a064811
A horse-drawn rag and bone cart standing on the road outside the Builders Arms public house at 1 Kensington Court Place, Kensington, London, with St. Albans Mansions visible beyond. John Gay

Background imageAnimal Collection: Gainsborough - Two Shepherd Boys with Two Dogs Fighting J920222

Gainsborough - Two Shepherd Boys with Two Dogs Fighting J920222
KENWOOD HOUSE, THE IVEAGH BEQUEST, London. " Two Shepherd Boys with Two Dogs Fighting " c1783 by Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788)

Background imageAnimal Collection: Carisbrooke Castle donkey K030728

Carisbrooke Castle donkey K030728
CARISBROOKE CASTLE, Isle of Wight. A donkey

Background imageAnimal Collection: Penguin Pool a98_06395

Penguin Pool a98_06395
Penguin Pool, Zoological Gardens, Regents Park, London. The pool was designed in the Modernist style by the Tecton architectural firm and was built in 1934. Photographed by Eric de Mare around 1965

Background imageAnimal Collection: Boxer dog a076294

Boxer dog a076294
A boxer dog looking over the garden gate of a house, Aspenden, Hertfordshire. Photographed by John Gay, March 1960

Background imageAnimal Collection: Cat and dog a072439

Cat and dog a072439
A cat sitting next to railings on a wall, looks down at a dog which looks back up at the cat. Photgraphed by John Gay, late 1950 s, early 1960 s

Background imageAnimal Collection: Coach outside Bidston Court BL12855_C

Coach outside Bidston Court BL12855_C
BIDSTON COURT, Birkenhead (Architects - Grayson and Ould). A coach and four horses in front of the house. Photographed by Bedford Lemere in July 1894 for Reverend Hudson

Background imageAnimal Collection: Boxer dog a072878

Boxer dog a072878
A boxer dog looking out of an upper floor window of a brick-built house, possibly in Highbury Terrace, Islington, London. Photographed by John Gay in 1964

Background imageAnimal Collection: Dogs a071614

Dogs a071614
A white poodle and a German Shepherd dog sitting looking out of the window of a cafe. The location is unidentified, possibly the Harrow or Kenton area. John Gay. Date range: Jan 1962 - May 1964

Background imageAnimal Collection: Cat a069843

Cat a069843
BOXGROVE PRIORY, West Sussex. A view of a tabby cat sat on a chest tomb overgrown with grasses and large daisy flowers, in the graveyard immediately to the south of the Priory Church of St Mary

Background imageAnimal Collection: Gainsborough - Miss Brummell J910539

Gainsborough - Miss Brummell J910539
KENWOOD HOUSE, THE IVEAGH BEQUEST, London. " Miss Brummell " c1782 by GAINSBOROUGH Thomas (1727-88)

Background imageAnimal Collection: Birdoswald Roman Fort J050055

Birdoswald Roman Fort J050055
HADRIANs WALL: BIRDOSWALD ROMAN FORT. Reconstruction drawing of the granaries in the mid 3rd century AD. hadrian

Background imageAnimal Collection: Ploughing J910039

Ploughing J910039
Reconstruction drawing of ploughing in Victorian times by Judith Dobie, English Heritage Graphics Team. Farming

Background imageAnimal Collection: Highland calf a094021

Highland calf a094021
View of a young Highland cow, tethered and facing the camera at the Royal Show, Oxford. Photographed by John Gay, July 1959

Background imageAnimal Collection: Coade lion and Big Ben a98_05642

Coade lion and Big Ben a98_05642
COADE LION, Westminster Bridge Road, Lambeth, London. Detail of the Coade stone Lion on Westminster Bridge with the clock of Big Ben in the background

Background imageAnimal Collection: Cat FF003176

Cat FF003176
A white Chinchilla Persian cat on a blue-coloured Kosset carpet. Photographed by John Gay. Date range: 1955-1975

Background imageAnimal Collection: Llama DP077226

Llama DP077226
Llama

Background imageAnimal Collection: Ministry of Pensions and National Insurance a075348

Ministry of Pensions and National Insurance a075348
A Georgian house with cows on the front lawn probably in Herefordshire, occupied by the Ministry of Pensions and National Insurance. Photographed by John Gay between 1945 - 1955

Background imageAnimal Collection: Kenilworth Castle M863028

Kenilworth Castle M863028
KENILWORTH CASTLE, Warwickshire. Reconstruction drawing by Ivan Lapper of a knight on horseback at a jousting tournament with the castle in the distance

Background imageAnimal Collection: Dogs and cat a087369

Dogs and cat a087369
A close up of three Great Dane dogs and a cat, who is sitting on one of their backs, outside a door at Hele Farm in Devon. Photographed by John Gay in April 1958

Background imageAnimal Collection: Watendlath, Borrowdale, Cumbria a080734

Watendlath, Borrowdale, Cumbria a080734
WATENDLATH, Borrowdale, Cumbria. A drove of sheep passing over Watendlath Packhorse Bridge, in the hamlet of Watendlath in Borrowdale, Cumbria

Background imageAnimal Collection: Horse and canal barge a064520

Horse and canal barge a064520
GRAND UNION CANAL, Paddington, London. A white horse tethered to railings on the tow path by two moored canal barges. Photographed by John Gay. Date range: January 1962 - May 1964

Background imageAnimal Collection: Pig a067251

Pig a067251
Detail of a pigs snout visible through a ventilation opening on the side of an animal transporter, probably on the Holkham Estate, Norfolk. John Gay. Date range: 1978 - 1981

Background imageAnimal Collection: Deer in Richmond Park a064115

Deer in Richmond Park a064115
RICHMOND PARK, Greater London. A stag looking across a pond in Richmond Park and roaring, a hind to right and a mature oak tree in the foreground to left. John Gay. Date range: Jan 1962 - May 1964

Background imageAnimal Collection: Tabby cat a071748

Tabby cat a071748
A tabby cat sitting on the top of a gatepost looking warily at the camera. Photograph taken by John Gay in Hampstead, London. Date range: January 1962 - May 1964

Background imageAnimal Collection: Stone greyhound a071577

Stone greyhound a071577
DUNCAN TERRACE, Islington, Greater London. A stone greyhound lying on tiles in front of railings guarding two milk bottles by the front entrance of a house on Duncan Terrace. Photograph by John Gay



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