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Background imageHorse-power Collection: Coronation grandstand MCF01_02_0220

Coronation grandstand MCF01_02_0220
WESTMINSTER ABBEY, WESTMINSTER, CITY OF WESTMINSTER, GREATER LONDON. A grandstand erected in front of Westminster Abbey for the coronation of King George V and Queen Mary

Background imageHorse-power Collection: Charles Darwin on horseback K970217

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

Background imageHorse-power Collection: Ludgate Circus, London CC97_01518

Ludgate Circus, London CC97_01518
LUDGATE CIRCUS, City of London. A busy street view of Ludgate Circus looking towards St Pauls Cathedral with horse-drawn buses in the foreground and a steam train on the bridge

Background imageHorse-power 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-power 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-power Collection: Bourton-on-the-Water MCF01_02_1078

Bourton-on-the-Water MCF01_02_1078
Sherborne Street, Bourton-on-the-Water, Cotswold, Gloucestershire. A horse-drawn cart crossing a ford on the River Windrush at the north-east end of Sherborne Street, with a mill building

Background imageHorse-power Collection: Cart crossing MCF01_02_1421

Cart crossing MCF01_02_1421
Mill Bridge, Frensham Road, Frensham, Waverley, Surrey. A horse-drawn cart leaving the River Wey beside Mill Bridge. In the negative index for the collection the photographer has recorded that

Background imageHorse-power Collection: Covered wagon MCF01_02_1418

Covered wagon MCF01_02_1418
Mill Bridge, Frensham Road, Frensham, Waverley, Surrey. A covered horse-drawn wagon crossing Mill Bridge and a woman walking along the pavement

Background imageHorse-power Collection: Market House MCF01_02_0512

Market House MCF01_02_0512
MARKET HOUSE, MARKET SQUARE, PRINCES RISBOROUGH, WYCOMBE, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE. A horse drawn cart laden with bales being lead past the Market House in Princes Risborough

Background imageHorse-power Collection: Crossing the ford MCF01_02_0506

Crossing the ford MCF01_02_0506
CHENIES, CHILTERN, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE. A young woman driving a horse-drawn cart across a ford and two girls walking across a footbridge on the River Chess at Chenies

Background imageHorse-power Collection: Wood wagons MCF01_02_0391

Wood wagons MCF01_02_0391
Chorleywood Common, Chorleywood, Three Rivers, Hertfordshire. Two horse-drawn carts carrying wood crossing Chorleywood Common

Background imageHorse-power Collection: Coaching Club meeting MCF01_02_0137

Coaching Club meeting MCF01_02_0137
HYDE PARK, CITY OF WESTMINSTER, GREATER LONDON. A crowd at a coaching club meet in Hyde Park watching a horse drawn coach setting off

Background imageHorse-power Collection: Coaching Club meeting MCF01_02_0136

Coaching Club meeting MCF01_02_0136
HYDE PARK, CITY OF WESTMINSTER, GREATER LONDON. A crowd at a coaching club meet in Hyde Park watching a horse drawn coach drive past

Background imageHorse-power Collection: Coaching Club meeting MCF01_02_0135

Coaching Club meeting MCF01_02_0135
HYDE PARK, CITY OF WESTMINSTER, GREATER LONDON. Horse drawn coaches at a coaching club meet in Hyde Park, with a footman in the foreground standing at the head of two horses

Background imageHorse-power Collection: Cart ride JLP01_08_046458

Cart ride JLP01_08_046458
Gorleston-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. A man with two girls in a horse-drawn cart on the promenade at Gorleston-on-Sea, during a day trip to Great Yarmouth for Laing staff and families

Background imageHorse-power Collection: Road resurfacing MOT01_01_20

Road resurfacing MOT01_01_20
Lee Road, Blackheath Park, Greenwich, Greater London. An elevator depositing debris into a cart drawn by a horse, during construction work on Lee Road

Background imageHorse-power Collection: Piccadilly Circus CXP01_01_137

Piccadilly Circus CXP01_01_137
SHAFTESBURY MEMORIAL FOUNTAIN, PICCADILLY CIRCUS, CITY OF WESTMINSTER, GREATER LONDON. A view of Piccadilly Circus from the south-east showing street vendors seated around the Shaftesbury Memorial

Background imageHorse-power Collection: Piccadilly Circus CXP01_01_138

Piccadilly Circus CXP01_01_138
SHAFTESBURY MEMORIAL FOUNTAIN, PICCADILLY CIRCUS, CITY OF WESTMINSTER, GREATER LONDON. A view of Piccadilly Circus from the south-east showing street vendors seated around the Shaftesbury Memorial

Background imageHorse-power Collection: Coach and four CXP01_01_153

Coach and four CXP01_01_153
A horse-drawn coach driving past a group of cottages in an unidentified area of London, with spectators watching. The people on top of the coach may be part of a coaching club meet driving from Hyde

Background imageHorse-power Collection: Ludgate Circus, London CC97_01518crop

Ludgate Circus, London CC97_01518crop
LUDGATE CIRCUS, City of London. A busy street view of Ludgate Circus with horse-drawn buses in the foreground and a steam train on the bridge

Background imageHorse-power 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-power Collection: Piccadilly Circus c. 1893 CC97_00945

Piccadilly Circus c. 1893 CC97_00945
PICCADILLY CIRCUS, Westminster, London. A view of Piccadilly from the west looking towards Coventry Street and showing the London Pavilion

Background imageHorse-power Collection: Horse and carriage BB88_04100

Horse and carriage BB88_04100
A carriage with a horse and coachman wait outside the Royal Courts of Justice in the Strand, London. This was a scene which only finally disappeared from London around 1920

Background imageHorse-power Collection: The Tolsey MCF01_02_0725

The Tolsey MCF01_02_0725
THE TOLSEY, HIGH STREET, BURFORD, WEST OXFORDSHIRE, OXFORDSHIRE. A view looking south up the High Street in Burford, showing a horse-drawn cart passing the market hall known as The Tolsey

Background imageHorse-power Collection: Wootton Rivers MCF01_02_0682

Wootton Rivers MCF01_02_0682
Wootton Rivers, Wiltshire. A horse-drawn cart laden with coppiced wood standing on the main street in Wootton Rivers with thatched cottages in the background

Background imageHorse-power Collection: Wootton Rivers MCF01_02_0676

Wootton Rivers MCF01_02_0676
Wootton Rivers, Wiltshire, Wiltshire. A view looking north along the main street through Wootton Rivers, showing three men and a horse-drawn cart laden with coppiced wood outside The Royal Oak Inn

Background imageHorse-power Collection: Ploughing, Buckinghamshire BB98_10630

Ploughing, Buckinghamshire BB98_10630
A view showing a horse and plough team at work possibly in Ilmer, Whiteleaf or Monks Risborough, Buckinghamshire. Photographed by Alfred Newton and Son. Date range: 1896-1920

Background imageHorse-power Collection: Horse and Trap BB98_10628

Horse and Trap BB98_10628
The man in this picture is probably the groom, while the woman with the gun probably the lady of the house. The picture may be located in Ilmer, White Leaf or Monks Risborough, Buckinghamshire

Background imageHorse-power 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-power Collection: Horse-drawn trams, Oxford c. 1905 CC73_01178

Horse-drawn trams, Oxford c. 1905 CC73_01178
HIGH STREET, Oxford, Oxfordshire. Two horse-drawn trams passing in the street with advertising panels attached to the roofs

Background imageHorse-power 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-power 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-power 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-power 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-power Collection: Blackpool Pleasure Beach a047934

Blackpool Pleasure Beach a047934
PLEASURE BEACH, Blackpool, Lancashire. Blackpool Pleasure Beach is one of the most popular holiday attractions in England, and offers rides such as the double ferris wheel seen here

Background imageHorse-power Collection: The Royal Exchange CC97_01494

The Royal Exchange CC97_01494
ROYAL EXCHANGE, City of London. A view looking from Mansion House Street towards the Royal Exchange with buses and other horse-drawn vehicles in the foreground

Background imageHorse-power 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-power Collection: Celtic chariot J950023

Celtic chariot J950023
Reconstruction drawing of a horse drawn Celtic chariot and charioteer in Iron Age Britain by Chris Evans (English Heritage Graphics Team)

Background imageHorse-power Collection: Ploughing J910039

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

Background imageHorse-power 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-power Collection: Shoreham harbour BB060001

Shoreham harbour BB060001
Shoreham By Sea, West Sussex. A horse-drawn ballast cart in the sea off Shoreham Harbour. Photographed by E J Bedford between 1905 and 1925

Background imageHorse-power 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-power Collection: Cannon Street and St Pauls CC73_01837

Cannon Street and St Pauls CC73_01837
ST PAULs CATHEDRAL from Cannon Street, City of London. A horse-drawn bus, a barrow boy and other traffic in Cannon Street, with St Pauls Cathedral forming a backdrop. Campbells Press Studio, 1905

Background imageHorse-power Collection: Horse Tram a82_00057

Horse Tram a82_00057
South London (uncertain location). A double-decker horse tram on the route between Brixton and " Lord Wellington" (probably a public house of the same name)

Background imageHorse-power 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-power Collection: Horse traffic on Rotten Row DD87_00040

Horse traffic on Rotten Row DD87_00040
ROTTEN ROW, Hyde Park, Westminster, London. Riding in Rotten Row, Hyde Park, is still a popular recreation today. Here, other people have taken to walking and carriage rides for amusement

Background imageHorse-power Collection: Whitehall, Westminster, London BB90_05435

Whitehall, Westminster, London BB90_05435
WHITEHALL, Westminster, London. Whitehall, looking north-east from Horse Guards, with the Banqueting House by Inigo Jones to the right and horse-drawn vehicles on the road

Background imageHorse-power Collection: Titbits Delivery Van, London BL26057

Titbits Delivery Van, London BL26057
TITBITS DELIVERY VAN, London. Titbits magazine used their delivery van to advertise on, saving money on costly fixed noticeboards in London



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