Hogarth, Four Times of the Day, Night
Hogarth, Four Times of the Day, 4. Night. In a narrow street leading to Charing Cross, with an equestrian statue of Charles I at the far end, a bonfire and a barrel have caused the Salisbury Flying Coach to overturn, and a 'moonlight flit' of tenants escaping their landlord is going on in the background. The scene is set on 29 May, Oak Apple Day, a public holiday to celebrate the Restoration of the Monarchy.
© Mary Evans Picture Library
The Inauguration (on 30th August, 1907) of The equestrian Monument to the Tsar Liberator
The Inauguration (on 30th August, 1907) of The equestrian Monument to the Tsar Liberator in the centre of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. It was erected in honour of Russian Emperor Alexander II who liberated Bulgaria from Ottoman rule during the Russo-Turkish War of 1877-78. The monument is located on Tsar Osvoboditel Boulevard, facing the National Assembly of Bulgaria Date: 1907
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
Calgary, Alberta, Canada - Stampede - Chuckwagon Race
Calgary, Alberta, Canada - Stampede - a big crash during a Chuckwagon Race. Chuckwagon racing is an equestrian rodeo sport in which drivers in a chuckwagon led by a team of Thoroughbred horses race around a track. The Calgary Stampede is an annual rodeo, exhibition, and festival held every July in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The ten-day event, which bills itself as "The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth". Date: circa 1920s