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Background imageGreyhound Collection: Anatomy of a greyhound

Anatomy of a greyhound
Anatomical drawing of the muscles of a greyhound, precisely labelled

Background imageGreyhound Collection: Neon Frontage at Walthamstow Dog Racing Stadium

Neon Frontage at Walthamstow Dog Racing Stadium
Famous for its greyhound racing track, Walthamstow Stadium opened in 1933. With a distinctive pink and green neon-lit frontage, the stadium has been one of the capitals most recognised landmarks

Background imageGreyhound Collection: Skeleton of a greyhound

Skeleton of a greyhound
Detailed anatomical drawing by Raymond Sheppard in pen and ink of the skeleton of a greyhound, with bones fully labelled

Background imageGreyhound Collection: Catford Stadium Advertisement

Catford Stadium Advertisement
Advert for Catford greyhound stadium in Catford, South East London, which opened its doors in July 1932 and has been hosting greyhound races ever since, showing an aerial view of the stadium

Background imageGreyhound Collection: Buchanans Whisky Advert

Buchanans Whisky Advert
Four greyhounds race to the finish line in an advertisement for Buchanans Black & White Scotch whisky

Background imageGreyhound Collection: Greyhound Racing at White City

Greyhound Racing at White City
An advertisement for greyhound racing at White City stadium with a painting by Gilbert Holiday. The caption reads: " The trap snaps open...the 30

Background imageGreyhound Collection: Coursing greyhounds

Coursing greyhounds. Artist: Eileen Hood. Watercolour of greyhound dogs racing through the countryside Date: circa 1922

Background imageGreyhound Collection: Miss Richmond and her deerhounds

Miss Richmond and her deerhounds
Miss M. Richmond of the Warren, nearly Henley-on-Thames, pictured with her Bridge Sollers deerhounds, the largest kennel of the ancient breed at the time

Background imageGreyhound Collection: The Greyhound Sir Reginald Lister and Eileen Lavery

The Greyhound Sir Reginald Lister and Eileen Lavery
The Greyhound (Sir Reginald Lister and Eileen Lavery. The last British Minister, the Drawing Room, British Legation, Tangier) (1910). Lavery, Sir John 1856-1941. Date: 1910

Background imageGreyhound Collection: Four Greyhound Derby winners

Four Greyhound Derby winners
A parade of the last four Greyhound Derby winners at White City in 1932. From L to R 1931, Seldom Led; 1929-30, Mick the Miller; 1928, Boher Ash; 1927, Entry Badge

Background imageGreyhound Collection: Greyhounds by Gilbert Holiday

Greyhounds by Gilbert Holiday
Painting by the well-known horse and animal artist, Gilbert Holiday of a greyhound bitch and her two puppies. During the 1930s

Background imageGreyhound Collection: Greyhound, running

Greyhound, running. Photograph shows twelve consecutive images of a greyhound running. Date c1881

Background imageGreyhound Collection: Hares and Graces by Harry Woolley

Hares and Graces by Harry Woolley
A glamorous looking young woman in a yellow dress and hat walks her champion greyhounds around the track before a race at a greyhound racing stadium

Background imageGreyhound Collection: Mick the Miller

Mick the Miller
Legendary greyhound racing champion, Mick the Miller, owned by Mrs Arundel Kempton, pictured enjoying a well-earned rest after winning the St. Leger 700 yards race at Wembley. Date: 1931

Background imageGreyhound Collection: A Group of Greyhounds

A Group of Greyhounds
A photograph of six greyhounds, mainly their heads, taken at Wembley Stadium

Background imageGreyhound Collection: Tatler cover - Mrs Arundel Kempton & Mick the Miller

Tatler cover - Mrs Arundel Kempton & Mick the Miller
Front cover of the Tatler magazine featuring Mrs Arundel Kempton pictured with the legendary greyhound champion, Mick the Miller and two of his puppies

Background imageGreyhound Collection: Greyhounds on a Bridge

Greyhounds on a Bridge
A large pack of greyhounds, photographed on a bridge in Wembley Park, England, while out being exercised

Background imageGreyhound Collection: Woman with greyhound dogs in the Mountains

Woman with greyhound dogs in the Mountains
Woman with greyhound dogs in the mountains. circa 1930s

Background imageGreyhound Collection: Ballyregan Bob, greyhound

Ballyregan Bob, greyhound
Photograph of Ballyregan Bob, the famous racing greyhound. Specimen on display at the Natural History Museum at Tring

Background imageGreyhound Collection: Bystander Greyhound Racing Number

Bystander Greyhound Racing Number
Front cover of The Bystanders special greyhound racing number, featuring greyhounds being released from the traps in front of a stadium crowd

Background imageGreyhound Collection: Greyhound Derby at White City

Greyhound Derby at White City
A relatively small portion of the crowd at White City during the Greyhound Derby of 1937. A record crowd of 83, 000 went to the White City to see Wattle Bark win in the record time of 29.26 seconds

Background imageGreyhound Collection: Lady with greyhound

Lady with greyhound
Noel Noel. Christmas card Art Deco illustration of lady with greyhound. Date: circa 1926

Background imageGreyhound Collection: Greyhound design

Greyhound design
Drawing 26 Vol 2 by Alfred Waterhouse for the ornamentation of the Natural History Museum, London, 1876. (Two separate negatives)

Background imageGreyhound Collection: Greyhound Racing

Greyhound Racing
Humorous illustration by George Studdy showing a rather embarrassed man in the crowd of spectators at a greyhound race, bemused to find his hat blown off

Background imageGreyhound Collection: Mick the Miller Becomes a Film Star

Mick the Miller Becomes a Film Star
Mrs Arundel Kempton, owner of the ex-champion greyhound Mick the Miller is pictured with Mr Albert de Courville who is directing the doggy star in the Gaumont-British studio film

Background imageGreyhound Collection: Mrs Arundel Kempton with Mick the Miller and Puppies

Mrs Arundel Kempton with Mick the Miller and Puppies
Mrs Arundel Kempton pictured with the legendary greyhound champion, Mick the Miller and two of his puppies. Greyhound racing enjoyed a new found popularity during the late 1920s

Background imageGreyhound Collection: The Bystander masthead by Laurie Taylor, 1930

The Bystander masthead by Laurie Taylor, 1930
An athletic woman in a swimsuit and bathing cap, sprints along a beach accompanied by two elegant greyhounds, the canine icon of the art deco period

Background imageGreyhound Collection: Assorted Toy Dogs

Assorted Toy Dogs
Three toy dogs - a Pug, an Italian Greyhound and a Yorkshire Terrier

Background imageGreyhound Collection: Greyhound Bedlamite

Greyhound Bedlamite
His small head and deep chest make this oddly-named dog a champion

Background imageGreyhound Collection: Greyhounds arriving at Wembley by car

Greyhounds arriving at Wembley by car
Greyhound arriving at Wembley after being transported in a Commer Centaur, with a well sprung chassis for added comfort

Background imageGreyhound Collection: On Pleasure Bent, On Pleasure Broke by Lance Mattinson

On Pleasure Bent, On Pleasure Broke by Lance Mattinson
Cartoon showing an optimistic chap arriving at a greyhound racing stadium, hopeful about winning some money and then leaving looking crestfallen. Obviously, it wasn t his lucky night

Background imageGreyhound Collection: Londons First Greyhound Racing at White City by C. E. Turner

Londons First Greyhound Racing at White City by C. E. Turner
Illustration by C.E. Turner depicting the new sport of greyhound racing first staged at Belle Vue in Manchester in 1926 and then shortly afterwards in White City

Background imageGreyhound Collection: Fantasy Greyhound 1928

Fantasy Greyhound 1928
A wonderfully exaggerated depiction of an excessively elegant greyhound, painted on a red background

Background imageGreyhound Collection: The Kennel Maid

The Kennel Maid
A kennel maid takes two elegant looking greyhounds out for their daily walk

Background imageGreyhound Collection: Greyhound Racing

Greyhound Racing
Notable personalities in the greyhound racing world, from left: Mr. F. S. Gentle (Assistant MD of the Greyhound Racing Association), Brig.-Gen. A.C

Background imageGreyhound Collection: Lady Coursing

Lady Coursing
A lady and her greyhound at a coursing meeting : her outfit is in prune-coloured velvet, the dogs is less elaborate. Date: 1913

Background imageGreyhound Collection: Painting of a Greyhound

Painting of a Greyhound
An example of a fallow colour Greyhound, standing. A large dog, showing a lot of muscle, especially his shoulder

Background imageGreyhound Collection: Greyhound Training

Greyhound Training
Dogs at the Greyhound Training School, Queensdown Estate, Westgate-on-sea, are trained to get out of the traps as quickly as possible

Background imageGreyhound Collection: Greyhound racing board game

Greyhound racing board game
Board game based on the sport of greyhound racing, reflecting its popularity during the 1920s and 30s. Date: c.1930

Background imageGreyhound Collection: Some Stalwarts of the Greyhound Racing World by Autori

Some Stalwarts of the Greyhound Racing World by Autori
Caricatures of well-known personalities in the greyhound racing world in 1933. Among those shown is A. C. Critchley and Lady Chesham. Date: 1933

Background imageGreyhound Collection: Advert for White City Greyhound Racing 1937

Advert for White City Greyhound Racing 1937
Advert for White City greyhound racing stadium depicting four greyhounds at the finishing post Date: 1937

Background imageGreyhound Collection: Racing Greyhound pups in a barrow

Racing Greyhound pups in a barrow
A wheelbarrow filled with racing greyhound pups at the G.R.A. Staffordshire breeding ground, prior to transfer to the kennels at Northaw, Middlesex

Background imageGreyhound Collection: Greyhound Stadiums in London

Greyhound Stadiums in London
Page from the Bystanders Greyhound Racing Number showing views of various greyhound tracks and stadiums mushrooming around the country during the 1920s and 30s

Background imageGreyhound Collection: My Dog Took the Biscuit by G. E. Studdy

My Dog Took the Biscuit by G. E. Studdy
Humorous illustration by George Studdy showing a rather dim looking lady in a crowd of spectators offering a distracting biscuit to a greyhound who should instead be pursuing the hare

Background imageGreyhound Collection: Running Saluki

Running Saluki
Once known as the Persian Greyhound. This Saluki runs with his ear and tail hair flowing

Background imageGreyhound Collection: FALL / ITALIAN GREYHOUND

FALL / ITALIAN GREYHOUND
ULISSE DI PELTRENGO OF WINTERLEA Owned by Mooney. Date: 1929

Background imageGreyhound Collection: Chic Vs False Chic 1914

Chic Vs False Chic 1914
True chic - elegant young woman wears the latest fashion to good advantage: hobble skirt & long belted fur trimmed jacket, the skirts of which create a tunic & a fur muff. Date: 1914

Background imageGreyhound Collection: Riders, horses and dogs on a New Year card

Riders, horses and dogs on a New Year card
Riders, horses and dogs in a country lane on a New Year card, with a lady riding sidesaddle. Date: circa 1890s



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