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Greyhounds Collection

Background imageGreyhounds Collection: Anatomy of a greyhound

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

Background imageGreyhounds Collection: A signwriter painting a pub sign

A signwriter painting a pub sign
A signwriter paints the pub sign for the Hare and Hounds pub. Behind him can be seen other examples of his art and traditional tavern signs hanging in situ. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imageGreyhounds 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 imageGreyhounds Collection: Buchanans Whisky Advert

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

Background imageGreyhounds 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 imageGreyhounds Collection: Coursing greyhounds

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

Background imageGreyhounds 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 imageGreyhounds 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 imageGreyhounds 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 imageGreyhounds 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 imageGreyhounds Collection: A Group of Greyhounds

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

Background imageGreyhounds Collection: Isabeau De Baviere 1389

Isabeau De Baviere 1389
The Queen of France, Isabeau de Baviere, enters Paris. Date: 1389

Background imageGreyhounds 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 imageGreyhounds 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 imageGreyhounds 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 imageGreyhounds 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 imageGreyhounds 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 imageGreyhounds 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 imageGreyhounds 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 imageGreyhounds 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 imageGreyhounds 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 imageGreyhounds 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 imageGreyhounds 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 imageGreyhounds Collection: The Kennel Maid

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

Background imageGreyhounds Collection: Greyhounds, running

Greyhounds, running. Photograph shows twelve consecutive images of greyhounds running. Date c1881

Background imageGreyhounds Collection: Lady +3 Greyhounds

Lady +3 Greyhounds
Advertisement for Ravenklau cigarettes. A lady with her greyhounds

Background imageGreyhounds Collection: Hare coursing. Waterloo Cup

Hare coursing. Waterloo Cup
Two greyhounds chasing a hare during the Waterloo Cup, a blood sport abolished in 2005. Date: 1903

Background imageGreyhounds Collection: The Grand National at White City

The Grand National at White City
Artists impression of the vast enclosure at White City greyhound racing stadium on the night of the last Grand National, the finish of which is illustrated. The winning dog is Mrs L. J

Background imageGreyhounds 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 imageGreyhounds 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 imageGreyhounds 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 imageGreyhounds 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 imageGreyhounds 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 imageGreyhounds 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

Background imageGreyhounds Collection: Advert for White City Greyhound Racing 1932

Advert for White City Greyhound Racing 1932
They ll all be at the Greyhound Derby ! Advert for White City greyhound racing stadium, showing the buffet and dinning galleries, view of the tracks from the club enclosure

Background imageGreyhounds Collection: Greyhounds over hurdles

Greyhounds over hurdles
Two greyhounds leap over a hurdle during a race

Background imageGreyhounds Collection: Friedrich Ii / Schulz

Friedrich Ii / Schulz
FRIEDRICH II der Grosse (the Great) King of Prussia A petitioner hands him a letter

Background imageGreyhounds Collection: Greyhound puppies for sale, White City Stadium, West London

Greyhound puppies for sale, White City Stadium, West London
Greyhound puppies for sale at White City Stadium, West London, on 15 August 1934. Date: 1934

Background imageGreyhounds Collection: Egyptian Cave Painting

Egyptian Cave Painting

Background imageGreyhounds Collection: Comic Postcard - Greyhound Racing - The hares run by electricity, Bill Is it

Comic Postcard - Greyhound Racing - The hares run by electricity, Bill Is it? I wish they d give the blinkin dorg I backed a few shocks then!. Date: 1926

Background imageGreyhounds Collection: Bookies at dog racing, Walthamstow

Bookies at dog racing, Walthamstow
Bookies light cigars as they take bets from punters at Walthamstow during an evening dog race. The race track closed in 2008 Date: 2000

Background imageGreyhounds Collection: White City Greyhounds

White City Greyhounds
Advert promoting the White City Greyhound Racing Club. Date: 1932

Background imageGreyhounds Collection: Fashions for Humans and Greyhounds

Fashions for Humans and Greyhounds
Advert for Marshall and Snelgrove, promoting their matching outfits for greyhounds and their owners. Date: 1932

Background imageGreyhounds Collection: Greyhound racing at White City

Greyhound racing at White City
Two thoroughbread greyhounds being trained at Northaw Kennels. Date: circa 1939

Background imageGreyhounds Collection: Greyhounds

Greyhounds at the Greyhound Racing Association kennels. Date: circa 1939

Background imageGreyhounds Collection: Herberts Dogs at the Hippodrome

Herberts Dogs at the Hippodrome
Herberts Dogs, appearing at the London Hippodrome in 1901. The Illustrated Sporting & Dramatic News comment that they, " are not the least expert and interesting

Background imageGreyhounds Collection: Poster, greyhound racing

Poster, greyhound racing. mid 20th century

Background imageGreyhounds Collection: Greyhound Derby entries with vet, Northaw, Hertfordshire

Greyhound Derby entries with vet, Northaw, Hertfordshire
Greyhound Derby entries being inspected by a vet at Northaw, Hertfordshire. Date: circa 1934



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