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Cages Collection

Background imageCages Collection: Barbary lion in the New York Zoological Park

Barbary lion in the New York Zoological Park
Postcard showing " Sultan" the barbary lion in the New York Zoological Park. Date: circa 1920

Background imageCages Collection: Wombwells Menagerie at Windsor Castle, 1847

Wombwells Menagerie at Windsor Castle, 1847
Engraving showing the tents of Wombwells Menagerie in the Great Quadrangle of Windsor Castle during the Windsor Michaelmas Fair, October 1847

Background imageCages Collection: People in the Lion House at London Zoo

People in the Lion House at London Zoo. Date: circa 1910

Background imageCages Collection: The Custom House, the Press Gang and the Tower of London

The Custom House, the Press Gang and the Tower of London. The New Custom House opened in 1817 on Lower Thames Street 10, Press Gang men armed with swords

Background imageCages Collection: Bird Market, Paris, France

Bird Market, Paris, France
The Bird Market, Paris, France Date: 1893

Background imageCages Collection: The Sale of the Royal Windsor Castle Menagerie

The Sale of the Royal Windsor Castle Menagerie 1884

Background imageCages Collection: Josephine Baker with pet bunny rabbits and many small dogs

Josephine Baker with pet bunny rabbits and many small dogs
Josephine Baker (1906-1975) - American-born French entertainer, activist, and French Resistance agent - with pet bunny rabbits and many small dogs Date: 1931

Background imageCages Collection: Young Spanish couple -- El Pajarito (the little bird)

Young Spanish couple -- El Pajarito (the little bird). Do you want to show me your little bird? I have heard that its very cute! Date: circa 1908

Background imageCages Collection: People visiting the Monkey House at London Zoo

People visiting the Monkey House at London Zoo. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageCages Collection: Bird show, Crystal Palace 1865

Bird show, Crystal Palace 1865
Exhibitions of canaries, parakeets, cockatoos and some game birds, being shown at Crystal Palace, London. Date: 1865

Background imageCages Collection: Corner of Leadenhall Market, London 1900

Corner of Leadenhall Market, London 1900
Covered market, selling live poultry in cages. Date: 1900

Background imageCages Collection: Poultry show at the Crystal Palace 1870

Poultry show at the Crystal Palace 1870
Poultry show at the Crystal Palace, at the same time as the cattle show was being held at Islington. There was above 1100 pens of fowls, besides turkeys, ducks, geese and pheasants

Background imageCages Collection: Two bird cages hang outside a barred house window, Hong Kong

Two bird cages hang outside a barred house window, Hong Kong
Two bird cages hang outside a barred house window in Hong Kong Date: 1982

Background imageCages Collection: Judge with exhibit at poultry show, Staffordshire, England

Judge with exhibit at poultry show, Staffordshire, England
A judge at a poultry show in Staffordshire examines an exhibit while leaning on a cage of turkeys. He wears a hat and has bushy whiskers. The Times Date: 1987

Background imageCages Collection: Poultry show, Staffordshire

Poultry show, Staffordshire
An exhibitor sits beside his caged chickens and waits for the judges verdict at a poultry show in Staffordshire. He wears a cloth cap and an anxious expression 1987

Background imageCages Collection: Exterior of an Arab Cafe - Algiers, Algeria, North Africa

Exterior of an Arab Cafe - Algiers, Algeria, North Africa
The exterior of an Arab Cafe - Algiers, Algeria, North Africa. Note the bird cages positioned above the doorway (possibly to provide some nice birdsong ambience). Date: circa 1910s

Background imageCages Collection: Elephant balancing on one leg, Sir Robert Fossetts Circus

Elephant balancing on one leg, Sir Robert Fossetts Circus
An elephant named Monica, balancing on one leg. She belongs to Sir Robert Fossetts Circus. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageCages Collection: Boy sitting on elephant, Sir Robert Fossetts Circus

Boy sitting on elephant, Sir Robert Fossetts Circus
A boy sitting on the back of an elephant named Monica, who is balancing on one leg. They belong to Sir Robert Fossetts Circus. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageCages Collection: Plaque to Royal Military Police, Bayeux Museum Grounds

Plaque to Royal Military Police, Bayeux Museum Grounds
Before D-Day the Police had to control the assembly areas for the troops waiting to cross the Channel and afterwards, in the confusion of the landings

Background imageCages Collection: Divers pearl fishing in shark cages

Divers pearl fishing in shark cages
Divers in shark cages pearl fishing. Day & Haghe Lithographers to the Queen. S. Bendixen Lith. Date: 1838

Background imageCages Collection: Roof of Matsuzakaya department store, Tokyo, Japan

Roof of Matsuzakaya department store, Tokyo, Japan, with large birdcages. Date: circa 1925

Background imageCages Collection: Zoological Gardens, Mysore, Karnataka, India

Zoological Gardens, Mysore, Karnataka, India
Zoological Gardens, Mysore (Mysuru), Karnataka, India. Date: circa 1910

Background imageCages Collection: Elephant House in the New York Zoological Park

Elephant House in the New York Zoological Park
Postcard showing the elephant house in the New York Zoological Park. People walking between the outdoor yards to get into the elephant house. Date: circa 1920

Background imageCages Collection: Zoo - Monkey House

Zoo - Monkey House - Glass roofed pavilion -cages inside. Part of Box 175 Boswell Collection - Zoo. Date: circa 1900

Background imageCages Collection: PASTEUR, Louis (1822-1895). Pasteur observes the effects of

PASTEUR, Louis (1822-1895). Pasteur observes the effects of
PASTEUR, Louis (1822-1895) French chemist and bacteriologist. Pasteur observes the effects of inoculation of rabies virus, Paris. Engraving by Rico

Background imageCages Collection: A Cold Day at the Zoo

A Cold Day at the Zoo -- monkeys in a cage, with visitors looking through the wire

Background imageCages Collection: Louis Pasteur / Iln 1884

Louis Pasteur / Iln 1884
LOUIS PASTEUR French chemist and microbiologist checking animals in his laboratory at the Ecole Normale, Paris Date: 1822 - 1895

Background imageCages Collection: British international exhibition

British international exhibition, possibly a pet or livestock show, with various national flags on display. Date: circa 1920

Background imageCages Collection: Jerry by Charles Windermere

Jerry by Charles Windermere
Promotional postcard for Jerry by Charles Windermere (as William Ashley). First produced at the Lyceum, Ipswich, (as How Jerry Got Off), 13th December 1915 and Duke of Yorks Theatre, 2nd March 1916

Background imageCages Collection: West Lounge, Empire State Building, New York City, USA

West Lounge, Empire State Building, New York City, USA
People in the West Lounge of the Observatory, Empire State Building, New York City, USA. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageCages Collection: Illustration by Cecil Aldin, Spot and other dogs in cages

Illustration by Cecil Aldin, Spot and other dogs in cages
Illustration by Cecil Aldin, Spot and other stolen dogs are kept locked up in cages. " Never before, or since, have I found myself in such a strange, mixed, company." Date: 1895

Background imageCages Collection: ZOO - Young Tiger in a Cage, young female, close up to bars

ZOO - Young Tiger in a Cage, young female, close up to bars (Panthera tigris atta). Ekaterinburg, Ural Mountains, Russia

Background imageCages Collection: British soldier with birdcages, Western Front, WW1

British soldier with birdcages, Western Front, WW1
A British soldier finds birdcages in the ruins of Ovillers, on the Western Front in France (Somme) during World War One. Date: circa 1916

Background imageCages Collection: German prisoners captured in WWI, 1918

German prisoners captured in WWI, 1918
Some of the German prisoners of war captured by the Canadian forces in August 1918: a typical scene in the preliminary collecting cages

Background imageCages Collection: Trubnaya Square Market, Moscow

Trubnaya Square Market, Moscow
The Bird Market on Trubnaya Square in Moscow, Russia. Date: 1911

Background imageCages Collection: Trade catalogue for bird cages 1911

Trade catalogue for bird cages 1911
Trade catalogue for Harrords department store, showing a variety of decorative brass bird cages. Date: 1911

Background imageCages Collection: Trade catalogue for bird cage aviaries 1911

Trade catalogue for bird cage aviaries 1911
Trade catalogue for Harrords department store, showing a variety of decorative larger bird cages. Date: 1911

Background imageCages Collection: Japan - Geisha with crickets in a small cage

Japan - Geisha with crickets in a small cage. Date: circa 1905

Background imageCages Collection: Old Leadenhall Market - Gentleman purchasing a dog

Old Leadenhall Market - Gentleman purchasing a dog
Old Leadenhall Market - A smart Gentleman can be seen purchasing a dog. Date: circa 1906

Background imageCages Collection: Japan - The Mitsui Miike Coal Mine - The Manda Pit Cages

Japan - The Mitsui Miike Coal Mine - The Manda Pit Cages
Japan - The Mitsui Miike Coal Mine at Omuta, Fukuoka and Arao, Kumamoto The Manda Pit Cages. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageCages Collection: Choosing Christmas dinner, Manchester

Choosing Christmas dinner, Manchester
A woman choosing her Christmas dinner goose at one of many stands at the Central Market in Manchester. It was customary in many of the markets of the North of England for geese

Background imageCages Collection: Man with racing pigeons

Man with racing pigeons
A man with racing pigeons, sent to London from all over Britain and from European countries to take part in an Old Comrades Show involving over 2000 birds at the Royal Horticultural Hall. circa 1940s

Background imageCages Collection: Showdogs in France

Showdogs in France
Dogs in cages or being exercised in a covered barn, on the Terrasse des Tulleries Paris, waiting to be judged at a Dog Show. Date: June 1901

Background imageCages Collection: Bird market in the East End of London

Bird market in the East End of London
Men standing in the roadway outside a bird market in the East End of London. The birds are on display in numerous cages. This was possibly in Sclater Street, Shoreditch, near Bethnal Green

Background imageCages Collection: Bird Shop at Ambala, India

Bird Shop at Ambala, India
Bird Shop with birdseller (selling birds and cages) at Ambala, India

Background imageCages Collection: Chicken sellers, Constantinople

Chicken sellers, Constantinople
Two female chicken sellers, Constantinople, Turkey

Background imageCages Collection: The Bird Shop

The Bird Shop. A young girl looks up at the piles of filled bird cages in the shop

Background imageCages Collection: Pakistan - Peshawar Zoo

Pakistan - Peshawar Zoo
The Lions cages and enclosures at the Peshawar Zoo, now in Pakistan, formerly the North West Frontier Province of Northern India on the border with Afghanistan



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