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Background imageHorse 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 imageHorse Collection: Engraving of Marble Hill House J900203

Engraving of Marble Hill House J900203
MARBLE HILL HOUSE, Twickenham, Middlesex. " The Countess of Suffolks House" after Augustin Heckell. Coloured engraving. 1749

Background imageHorse Collection: Battle of Hastings IC008_018

Battle of Hastings IC008_018
BATTLE ABBEY, East Sussex. Battle of Hastings 1066. Reconstruction drawing by Jason Askew

Background imageHorse 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 imageHorse Collection: Wilkin - Battle of Hastings K021254

Wilkin - Battle of Hastings K021254
BATTLE ABBEY, East Sussex. " The Battle of Hastings " c1820 by Frank W WILKIN (1791-1842)

Background imageHorse Collection: French Lancer J840005

French Lancer J840005
Engraving of a French Napoleonic soldier produced in Paris. Lancer of the French Imperial Guard. In 1815 at the Battle of Waterloo this unit formed part of General Lefebvre-Desnouettes Guard Light

Background imageHorse 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 imageHorse Collection: Covent Garden BB90_05427

Covent Garden BB90_05427
COVENT GARDEN, Westminster, London. This 19th-century view shows Covent Garden as a bustling fruit and vegetable market. A public house now occupies the gabled building with the balcony in the middle

Background imageHorse Collection: Charles Darwin on horseback K970217

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

Background imageHorse Collection: Whitehall Place CC97_00925

Whitehall Place CC97_00925
WHITEHALL PLACE, City of Westminster, London. Horse-drawn hansom cabs are waiting for fares outside the recently built National Liberal Club in the Victorian equivalent of a taxi rank

Background imageHorse 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 imageHorse 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 imageHorse Collection: Horses pulling cart IC086_019

Horses pulling cart IC086_019
Reconstruction drawing by Ivan Lapper showing heavy horses pulling a haycart or goods wagon, driven by two medieval Cistercian monks

Background imageHorse Collection: Shoreham harbour BB060004

Shoreham harbour BB060004
Shoreham By Sea, West Sussex. Two horse-drawn ballast carts in the sea beside the slipway of Stow and Son Yacht Builders, Shoreham Harbour. Photographed by E J Bedford between 1905 and 1925

Background imageHorse Collection: Shoreham harbour BB060002

Shoreham harbour BB060002
Shoreham By Sea, West Sussex. A partly submerged horse-drawn ballast cart in the sea off Shoreham Harbour, in front of the premises of Stow and Son Yacht Builders

Background imageHorse Collection: Birdoswald Roman Fort J050056

Birdoswald Roman Fort J050056
HADRIANs WALL: BIRDOSWALD ROMAN FORT, Cumbria. Reconstruction drawing by Philip Corke of the timber building on the site of the North granary. hadrian

Background imageHorse Collection: Farrier, Cambridgeshire a98_10862

Farrier, Cambridgeshire a98_10862
Soham, Cambridgeshire. A blacksmith, or farrier, shoeing a horse with a young boy looking on. Traditional skills and crafts are learned by starting young and through generations of experience

Background imageHorse Collection: Kneller & Wyck - Mohammed Ohadu, Moroccan Ambassador J970154

Kneller & Wyck - Mohammed Ohadu, Moroccan Ambassador J970154
CHISWICK HOUSE, London. " Mohammed Ohadu, the Moroccan Ambassador" 1684 by Sir Godfrey KNELLER (1646-1723) and Jan WYCK (c.1640-1702). Equestrian portrait. British School

Background imageHorse 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 imageHorse Collection: Bratton Camp & White Horse N070972

Bratton Camp & White Horse N070972
BRATTON CAMP AND WHITE HORSE, Westbury, Wiltshire. Aerial view. Below an Iron Age hill fort, enclosing a much earlier long barrow, stands the Westbury White Horse

Background imageHorse Collection: Newbury Jubilee Clock CC97_02767

Newbury Jubilee Clock CC97_02767
NEWBURY, Berkshire. The clock that commemorates the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria (1887) stands at the three-way junction of the London and Bath roads in the town

Background imageHorse Collection: The Burford Bus CC57_00488

The Burford Bus CC57_00488
BURFORD, Oxfordshire. A horse drawn bus " The Burford Bus" with passengers standing outside the Bull Hotel. Photographed by Henry Taunt (active 1860 - 1922)

Background imageHorse Collection: Billericay Windmill, Essex a78_01556

Billericay Windmill, Essex a78_01556
BILLERICAY WINDMILL, Essex. Today Billericay is on the outskirts of Greater London, but at the turn of the century, when this picture was probably taken, the area was still rural

Background imageHorse Collection: Disc harrowing, Lincolnshire a98_09683

Disc harrowing, Lincolnshire a98_09683
Disc harrowing near Honington, Lincolnshire. The mechanisation of agricultural practices made farming more intensive and productive

Background imageHorse Collection: Elizabeth I being welcomed to Kenilworth Castle N090094

Elizabeth I being welcomed to Kenilworth Castle N090094
KENILWORTH CASTLE, Warwickshire. Reconstruction drawing by Ivan Lapper showing Queen Elizabeth I being welcomed to Kenilworth

Background imageHorse 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 imageHorse 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 imageHorse Collection: Horse feeding from nosebag a065985

Horse feeding from nosebag a065985
KINGS CROSS, London. The head of a horse with head down feeding from a nosebag, with one of the gasometers at Kings Cross behind. Date range: 1946-1969, John Gay

Background imageHorse Collection: Landseer - The Hon. E. S. Russell and His Brother J960119

Landseer - The Hon. E. S. Russell and His Brother J960119
KENWOOD HOUSE, London. " The Hon. Edward Southerell Russell and His Brother" 1834 by Sir Edwin Landseer (1802-1873)

Background imageHorse Collection: Battle of Hastings J000018

Battle of Hastings J000018
BATTLE ABBEY, East Sussex. Battle of Hastings reconstruction drawing by Peter Dunn, English Heritage Graphics Team. William pushes his helmet back to show troops he is alive

Background imageHorse Collection: Boudicca statue SAM01_01_0074

Boudicca statue SAM01_01_0074
Victoria Embankment, London. Boudicca (Boadicea) and her daughters riding in a chariot. 1850s bronze sculpture by Thomas Thornycroft. List entry Number: 1237737

Background imageHorse Collection: Meulen - Louis XIV at a Siege N070471

Meulen - Louis XIV at a Siege N070471
APSLEY HOUSE, London. " Louis XIV at a Siege" c.1678 by Adam Francois van der MEULEN (1632-90). WM 1494-1948

Background imageHorse Collection: Glass - His Last Return for Duty N070530

Glass - His Last Return for Duty N070530
APSLEY HOUSE, London. " His Last Return for Duty" 1853 by James W GLASS (1825-57). Wellington riding from Horse Guards. WM 1562-1948

Background imageHorse Collection: Victorian street scene CC97_01521

Victorian street scene CC97_01521
Tottenham Court Road, London. A view looking down a busy Tottenham Court Road from Oxford Street with horse-drawn vehicles and people in the foreground

Background imageHorse Collection: Scottish cavalry, Battle of Newburn Ford IC070_001

Scottish cavalry, Battle of Newburn Ford IC070_001
Reconstruction drawing by Peter Dunn depicting Scottish cavalry soldiers charging through the English sconce (a type of earthwork fortification) during the Battle of Newburn Ford in 1640

Background imageHorse Collection: Battle of Blore Heath IC012_002

Battle of Blore Heath IC012_002
Reconstruction drawing by Peter Dunn showing the final disasterous charge of the Lancastrian forces against the Yorkists during the Battle of Blore Heath, Staffordshire, 23rd September 1459

Background imageHorse Collection: On patrol IC048 / 027

On patrol IC048 / 027
Hadrians Wall. Reconstruction line drawing of Roman soldiers mounted on horseback. Location based on Grindon Milecastle. Attributed to Philip Corke. c.1985 - c.2000. hadrian

Background imageHorse Collection: Harvesting at Trenance BB98_06122

Harvesting at Trenance BB98_06122
Mr Richard Harvey and workers harvesting at Trenance, Mullion, Cornwall, 1900-'1. Alfred Newton & Son. Silver gelatin glass plate negative

Background imageHorse Collection: Morland - A Soldier and his family J030047

Morland - A Soldier and his family J030047
KENWOOD HOUSE, London: The Iveagh Bequest. A Halt of a Soldier and his Family, ca. 1795-1800, by George Morland. Oil on canvas 40 x 57 in. (101.6 x 144.8 cm). 88028793

Background imageHorse Collection: Ward - Walton J940246

Ward - Walton J940246
BRODSWORTH HALL, South Yorkshire. " Walton" by James WARD. 1821

Background imageHorse Collection: Market Place, Fairford CC57_00343

Market Place, Fairford CC57_00343
MARKET PLACE, Fairford, Gloucestershire. A woman in a horse and trap outside a clothiers shop in the picturesque cotswold town. Photographed in 1890 by Henry Taunt

Background imageHorse Collection: May Day procession in Oxford 1912 BB71_02946

May Day procession in Oxford 1912 BB71_02946
MAGDALEN BRIDGE, Oxford, Oxfordshire. The Halls Brewery drays at front of the Oxford May Day processions in 1912. The procession has just passed over Magdalen Bridge

Background imageHorse Collection: Crossing the pond CC73_01138

Crossing the pond CC73_01138
EWELME, Oxfordshire. A young man with a horse and cart, laden with a barrel, crossing the village pond. Probably the water carrier. Photographed by Henry Taunt sometime between 1860 and 1922

Background imageHorse Collection: Prussian soldiers J840001

Prussian soldiers J840001
Engraving of Prussian Napoleonic soldiers produced in Berlin. Foot Artillery drivers (" 2te Artillerie Brigade" ) and a Jager (light infantry " 2te Jager Abtheilung")

Background imageHorse Collection: Mattress delivery vans BL14021

Mattress delivery vans BL14021
HEAL AND SON LIMITED, 195-199 Tottenham Court Road, London. Staff and horse-drawn wagons loaded with mattresses and bedding made at the site, posing in the courtyard

Background imageHorse Collection: Hay cart and Kenilworth Castle BB81_02414

Hay cart and Kenilworth Castle BB81_02414
KENILWORTH CASTLE, Warwickshire. A Victorian hay cart at rest in front of the ivy-clad remains of Kenilworth Castle. A view resonant of Turner paintings

Background imageHorse Collection: Brewers dray, Ipswich a98_12167

Brewers dray, Ipswich a98_12167
Ipswich, Suffolk. A Cobbold & Co dray emerging from the yard of the Saracens Head. Brewers were often local firms and supplied public houses within a small radius

Background imageHorse Collection: Helmsley Castle J040007

Helmsley Castle J040007
HELMSLEY CASTLE, North Yorkshire. Reconstruction drawing by Philip Corke of the South Barbican in the 13th century



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