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Beef Collection

"Beef: A Savory Journey Through Time and Culture" Step right up to the poster of "The Vegetabull, " a whimsical representation of beef's power and versatility

Background imageBeef Collection: Cuts of beef

Cuts of beef. Computer artwork illustrating primal and subprimal cuts of beef and their names. Primal cuts (shown with black dotted lines), are large areas of muscle sold to wholesale meat retailers

Background imageBeef Collection: Beef Cuts Diagram 1855

Beef Cuts Diagram 1855
A diagram showing beef joints

Background imageBeef Collection: Poster, The Vegetabull

Poster, The Vegetabull, a vegetable dish made with dried eggs or household milk is as good as a joint (post-WW2 rationing was still going on at this time). 1947

Background imageBeef Collection: The Gate of Calais. Etching by William Hogarth (1697-1764)

The Gate of Calais. Etching by William Hogarth (1697-1764)
William Hogarth (1697-1764). British artist, engraver, illustrator and satirical painter. The Gate of Calais. Etching by Hogarth. Engraving. The Iberian Illustration, 1888. Colored

Background imageBeef Collection: Advertisement for meat from the American Meat Institute, 1945

Advertisement for meat from the American Meat Institute, 1945
AD: MEAT, 1945. Advertisement for meat from the American Meat Institute, 1945

Background imageBeef Collection: Butchers Shop, High Street, Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex

Butchers Shop, High Street, Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex
W Snelling Butchers Shop, 11 High Street, Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex. circa 1900

Background imageBeef Collection: Quayside at Castletownbere, Co. Cork, Ireland

Quayside at Castletownbere, Co. Cork, Ireland
The Quayside at Castletownbere - a small town in County Cork in Ireland. Located on the southwest coast of Ireland, in West Cork, by Berehaven harbour near the entrance to Bantry Bay

Background imageBeef Collection: Scene in a stock Yard - Kansas City, Missouri

Scene in a stock Yard - Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Aggregate value of livestock handled annually (at the time this card was published) was $200, 000, 000.00 ! Date: circa 1920s

Background imageBeef Collection: Market Reports - English Country Squire carves the beef

Market Reports - English Country Squire carves the beef
Market Reports illustrated (Postcard series): MEAT: " English beef was in fine condition." This report on English beef (as a commodity traded on the Stock Exchange)

Background imageBeef Collection: Bresaola, air-dried salted beef, Valtellina, Val Telline, Lombardy, Italy, Europe

Bresaola, air-dried salted beef, Valtellina, Val Telline, Lombardy, Italy, Europe

Background imageBeef Collection: Sunday Roast

Sunday Roast
A mouth-watering Sunday roast meal - a joint of roast beef, served with roast potatoes and Yorkshire pudding

Background imageBeef Collection: Art / Hogarth / Roast Beef

Art / Hogarth / Roast Beef
THE GATE OF CALAIS, OR, O THE ROAST BEEF OF OLD ENGLAND a satire on the well-fed English versus the poorly- fed French

Background imageBeef Collection: Domestic Cattle, Galloway cows and calf, standing in coastal pasture, Bride, Isle of Man, August

Domestic Cattle, Galloway cows and calf, standing in coastal pasture, Bride, Isle of Man, August

Background imageBeef Collection: Domestic Cattle, Limousin, Haltcliffe Vermount pedigree bull, world record priced beef bull

Domestic Cattle, Limousin, Haltcliffe Vermount pedigree bull, world record priced beef bull, with cow, standing in pasture on hill farm, Lancashire, England, may

Background imageBeef Collection: In a Butchers Shop

In a Butchers Shop
THE MAN OF TASTE - a butchers customer orders two ounces of Boiled Beef, Cut with a Ham y Knife to give it a Relish

Background imageBeef Collection: Hereford cow

Hereford cow (Bos taurus) in a field

Background imageBeef Collection: Domestic Cattle, Hereford bull, standing in hill pasture on organic farm, Powys, Wales, april~^

Domestic Cattle, Hereford bull, standing in hill pasture on organic farm, Powys, Wales, april~^

Background imageBeef Collection: The Butchers Shop

The Butchers Shop. A young girl in red dress and bonnet looks at the variety of cuts of meat available at the Butchers Shop

Background imageBeef Collection: Taffy was a Welshman

Taffy was a Welshman, Taffy was a thief, Taffy came to my house and stole a piece of beef; I went to Taffys house

Background imageBeef Collection: Europe, England

Europe, England, Yorkshire, Highland Cattle

Background imageBeef Collection: Assorted meats

Assorted meats. Chicken (upper right), beef (upper left), minced lamb (centre right) and pork chops (lower left) are all good sources of protein

Background imageBeef Collection: Advertisement for Bovril

Advertisement for Bovril - nurses must use Bovril in place of beef tea as it is infinitely more nourishing. Date: late 19th century

Background imageBeef Collection: View of the hill station of Coonoor, Tamil Nadu, India

View of the hill station of Coonoor, Tamil Nadu, India, with St Anthonys Church in the middle distance, and beef and mutton stalls on the left. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBeef Collection: Soho, London - 42 Great Windmill Street W1

Soho, London - 42 Great Windmill Street W1 - Nosh Bar delicatessen and hot salt beef bar, photographed at night. 1973

Background imageBeef Collection: Advert for Follows & Bates winding machines 1900s

Advert for Follows & Bates winding machines 1900s
Various machines from the late 19th Century early 20th century, advertised in The Ironmonger Diary and Text Book, for Follows & Bates in Manchester. Circa 1900

Background imageBeef Collection: King James I knights a tasty loin of beef - Arise Sir Loin

King James I knights a tasty loin of beef - Arise Sir Loin
King James I knights a tasty loin of beef at Hoghton Tower, near Preston, Lancashire, in 1617. Historians are somewhat unsurpringly divided as to the likelihood and validity of this tale

Background imageBeef Collection: Black angus bull, Central Florida

Black angus bull, Central Florida

Background imageBeef Collection: Improved Short horn cow 1841

Improved Short horn cow 1841

Background imageBeef Collection: Beef burgers, hamburgers, on barbecue

Beef burgers, hamburgers, on barbecue

Background imageBeef Collection: Gallaghers Steak House, New York City, USA

Gallaghers Steak House, New York City, USA
View of the Bar in Gallaghers Steak House, West 52nd Street, New York City, USA. Famous for steaks broiled over hickory logs, private dining room available for beefsteak parties. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageBeef Collection: NATI2A-00181

NATI2A-00181
Apaches receiving beef rations from Indian agents at San Carlos Reservation, Arizona, 1890s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century Frederic Remington illustration

Background imageBeef Collection: Ox roasting at Stratford-upon-Avon Mop Fair

Ox roasting at Stratford-upon-Avon Mop Fair
Scene showing an ox being roasted at the Stratford upon Avon annual Mop Fair, Warwickshire. Farm workers, labourers, servants and some craftsmen would work for their employer from October to October

Background imageBeef Collection: Prizewinning bull at the Smithfield Show

Prizewinning bull at the Smithfield Show
One of King Edward VIIs prizewinners at the Smithfield Show in the Agricultural Hall, Islington, North London

Background imageBeef Collection: Chicago Stockyards 1

Chicago Stockyards 1
Butchers in the Chicago stockyards at work on beef carcases, exposed by Upton Sinclair in his 1905 novel The Jungle

Background imageBeef Collection: VICTORIAs JUBILEE 1887

VICTORIAs JUBILEE 1887
Victoria depicted with her loyal lion - the workman with his clay pipe and side of beef - and her unicorn - the upper class with its cigars and champagne

Background imageBeef Collection: Advert / Liebig Beef Card

Advert / Liebig Beef Card
Liebigs Extract of Beef: the finest meat flavouring stock

Background imageBeef Collection: Racing Illustrated - Putting on the Stakes

Racing Illustrated - Putting on the Stakes A jolly French Chef working in a large restaurant kitchen puts an order of beef steaks under the grill. One could say this card was medium rare

Background imageBeef Collection: Beef Carcasees

Beef Carcasees
Butchers removing intestines from cattle carcasses, part of the Argentinian meat (beef) production process. Date: 1930s

Background imageBeef Collection: Steak

Steak. Two beef steaks on a plate. Red meat is a good source of protein, but is high in saturated fat. A diet high in saturated fat can lead to elevated cholesterol levels

Background imageBeef Collection: AGRI2A-00019

AGRI2A-00019
Cowboys guarding the herd at night during a Texas to Kansas cattle drive 1800s Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageBeef Collection: Butcher & Carcasses

Butcher & Carcasses
A butcher cuts large meat carcasses in half

Background imageBeef Collection: Various Cuts of Beef

Various Cuts of Beef
Beef cuts of poor and inferior quality

Background imageBeef Collection: Funghi / Mushrooms 1869

Funghi / Mushrooms 1869
Seven varieties of mushroom: beef-steak, latticed, boletus, hedgehog, fly agaric, clavaria, birds-nest, and sporangium (magnified)

Background imageBeef Collection: Domestic Cattle, Beef Shorthorn, roan bullock, standing in valley fen reserve, Market Weston Fen

Domestic Cattle, Beef Shorthorn, roan bullock, standing in valley fen reserve, Market Weston Fen, Market Weston, Little Ouse Valley, Suffolk, England, september

Background imageBeef Collection: Domestic Cattle, Aberdeen Angus heifer, halter training by being tied to gate, Perth, Perthshire

Domestic Cattle, Aberdeen Angus heifer, halter training by being tied to gate, Perth, Perthshire, Scotland, november

Background imageBeef Collection: The Reinforcements for Canada: dinner-time and serving out of the grog on board a troop... 1862

The Reinforcements for Canada: dinner-time and serving out of the grog on board a troop... 1862. Creator: Unknown
The Reinforcements for Canada: dinner-time and serving out of the grog on board a troop-ship at Woolwich, 1862. Although there is now every reason to hope...that the cloud which a short time ago

Background imageBeef Collection: Bully beef can opener, 1914-1918. Creator: Unknown

Bully beef can opener, 1914-1918. Creator: Unknown
Bully beef or corned beef is meat made from minced salt-cured brisket of beef in gelatin. The word bully possibly comes from the French " bouilli" (boiled)

Background imageBeef Collection: Thoueris and Hathor in the papyrus. College is similar to the papyrus of Ani, from Thebes

Thoueris and Hathor in the papyrus. College is similar to the papyrus of Ani, from Thebes, 19th dynasty
JLJ4674150 Thoueris and Hathor in the papyrus. College is similar to the papyrus of Ani, from Thebes, 19th dynasty. by Egyptian 19th Dynasty (c.1292-1187 BC); Bibliotheque du College de France



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"Beef: A Savory Journey Through Time and Culture" Step right up to the poster of "The Vegetabull, " a whimsical representation of beef's power and versatility. From the succulent cuts showcased in the Beef Cuts Diagram 1855, to the majestic Domestic Cattle like Limousin and Haltcliffe Vermount pedigree bull, it has always been at the center of our culinary world. Travel back in time to a quaint Butchers Shop on High Street, Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex. The aroma of freshly cut meat fills the air as customers eagerly await their favorite cuts. An advertisement from the American Meat Institute in 1945 reminds us that beef was not just sustenance but also an essential part of American culture. Venturing across oceans, we find ourselves on a picturesque quayside at Castletownbere, Co. Cork, Ireland. Here, fishermen unload their catch - including prized Irish beef - ready to be enjoyed by locals and visitors alike. In Kansas City's stockyard scene, bustling with activity and anticipation, we witness firsthand how domestic cattle such as Galloway cows graze peacefully before becoming nourishment for families around the world. Market reports come alive as an English Country Squire expertly carves into tender slices for his eager guests. This timeless tradition showcases both skillful craftsmanship and appreciation for quality produce. Nature's beauty unfolds in Powys, Wales where a Hereford bull stands majestically amidst lush hill pastures on an organic farm, and is here that sustainable farming practices meet exceptional taste – a true testament to mankind's harmonious relationship with nature. Journeying further eastward brings us to Lombardy, Italy where Bresaola reigns supreme. This air-dried salted beef delicacy from Valtellina tantalizes taste buds while reminding us that even centuries-old traditions can still captivate modern palates.