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Horseshoe Collection

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Village Blacksmith

Village Blacksmith
Village blacksmith at work at his forge. circa 1905

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: India - A Rajput Chief in ordinary dress, Delhi

India - A Rajput Chief in ordinary dress, Delhi
Black and white. Bearded man wearing head wrap and heavily decorated garment with horseshoe design on fabric. Collar appears to be jewelled.. Part of India Box, Boswell collection. Slide no

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Comic postcard, Two black cats getting married - Good Luck Date: circa 1918

Comic postcard, Two black cats getting married - Good Luck Date: circa 1918

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Horseshoe crab, Tachypleus gigas

Horseshoe crab, Tachypleus gigas (Limula moluccanus). Ventral and dorsal views. Handcoloured steel engraving from Georg Friedrich Treitschkes Gallery of Natural History

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Binions Horseshoe Club, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Binions Horseshoe Club, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA -- one million dollars in cash on display in the form of one hundred ten thousand dollar bills, inside a giant golden horseshoe. circa 1964

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Royal Navy, HMS Rodney items

Royal Navy, HMS Rodney items
MILITARIA, ROYAL NAVY: HMS Rodney items, rum measure, copper ashtray, caddy spoon, oval dish, sweetheart pendant, Vesta case and good luck horseshoe, framed

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Horseshoe Cloister, Windsor Castle, Victorian period

Horseshoe Cloister, Windsor Castle, Victorian period

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: WW2 Good Luck Greetings Card

WW2 Good Luck Greetings Card
A small WW2 greetings card wishing the recipient good luck through the imagery of a black cat, the card includes a metallic horseshoe to represent the letter C in Luck. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: WW2 Birthday Card, Blackout The Blues

WW2 Birthday Card, Blackout The Blues
A WW2 birthday greetings card, with imagery symbolic of good fortune including the presence of black cats and a horseshoe

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: WW2 Greetings Card, Sent To A Soldier

WW2 Greetings Card, Sent To A Soldier
A WW2 greetings card complete with a ribbon, designed to be sent to a young soldier. The illustration portrays a young serviceman inside a horseshoe, symbolising good fortune. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Cloisters and St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Berkshire

Cloisters and St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Berkshire
Horseshoe Cloisters and St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Berkshire - Painted by landscape artist Alfred Robert Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: The Old Forge, Penshurst, Kent

The Old Forge, Penshurst, Kent - Painted by landscape artist Alfred Robert Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J. Salmon, and reproduced as a local view postcard

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Ordono IV of Leon and Umayyad Caliph of Cordoba Al-Hakam II

Ordono IV of Leon and Umayyad Caliph of Cordoba Al-Hakam II
Encounter that took place in Madinat al-Zahra (Cordoba) between King Ordono IV of Leon, called the Bad (926-962) and the Umayyad Caliph of Cordoba Al-Hakam II (915-976). Illustration by J. Alaminos

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Royal Navy memorabilia, HMS Rodney

Royal Navy memorabilia, HMS Rodney
ROYAL NAVY: HMS Rodney rum measure, copper ashtray, caddy spoon, oval dish, sweetheart pendant, Vesta case and good luck horseshoe, framed

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Poster, Samuel Cody, Velodrome d'Hiver, Paris

Poster, Samuel Cody, Velodrome d'Hiver, Paris
EARLY AVIATION PIONEERS - THE SAMUEL CODY ARCHIVE: Extremely rare promotional poster for Cody?s Wild West performing days dated 1895

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Poster, Samuel Cody, Trotting Club, Levallois, Paris

Poster, Samuel Cody, Trotting Club, Levallois, Paris
EARLY AVIATION PIONEERS - THE SAMUEL CODY ARCHIVE: Extremely rare French promotional poster from Cody?s Wild West performing days, Hippodrome du Trotting Club Levallois, Paris ? S. F

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Horse Shoe Falls, Waterford, near Hertford

Horse Shoe Falls, Waterford, near Hertford Date: circa 1910

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Parisian-inspired female fashion: a horseshoe-collared silk coat from Balmain

Parisian-inspired female fashion: a horseshoe-collared silk coat from Balmain and an evening dress from Desses. Date: 1954

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Good Luck postcard, Bride and groom leaving church

Good Luck postcard, Bride and groom leaving church Date: 20th century

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Good Luck postcard, Little boy with horseshoe Date: 20th century

Good Luck postcard, Little boy with horseshoe Date: 20th century

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Niagara Falls - American and Horseshoe Falls

Niagara Falls - American and Horseshoe Falls
Collectively the waterfalls are named Niagara Falls. They consist of three different waterfalls. The American Falls and the Bridal Veil Falls in the USA

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Comic postcard, Dog with horseshoe tied to tail

Comic postcard, Dog with horseshoe tied to tail - not so lucky! Date: 20th century

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Comic postcard, Two black cats on Good Luck card

Comic postcard, Two black cats on Good Luck card Date: circa 1918

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Comic postcard, Scottish Soldier in the British Army, WW2 - Good luck at the front

Comic postcard, Scottish Soldier in the British Army, WW2 - Good luck at the front! Date: circa 1940s

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Photograph of Horseshoe & Wheatsheaf PH, Bermondsey, London

Photograph of Horseshoe & Wheatsheaf PH, Bermondsey, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Corner on view of the pub

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Photograph of Horseshoe PH, Old Kent Road, London

Photograph of Horseshoe PH, Old Kent Road, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Face on view of the pub. The back of the print (available on request) details: Trading Record 1934

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Photograph of Horns & Horseshoe PH, Wapping, London

Photograph of Horns & Horseshoe PH, Wapping, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Right face on view of the pub

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Fantasy Scene With Birds

Fantasy Scene With Birds
Stylised drawing of two bluebirds greeting one another on a golden horseshoe garlanded with flowers. Date: 1940s

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Atlantic horseshoe crab, Limulus polyphemus

Atlantic horseshoe crab, Limulus polyphemus. Percilopi Limulo polifemo. Handcoloured copperplate stipple engraving from Antoine Laurent de Jussieus Dizionario delle Scienze Naturali

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Horn coral and extinct coral

Horn coral and extinct coral
Horn coral or spine coral, Hydnophora exesa 1, and extinct Turbinolia sulcata 2. Monticolaria foglia 1, Turbinolia solcata 2

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Reconstruction of extinct synapsid dinosaur Dimetrodon

Reconstruction of extinct synapsid dinosaur Dimetrodon
Reconstruction of an extinct synapsid dinosaur Dimetrodon, Cisuralian (Early Permian), North America, 3m. Illustration by Hugo Wolff-Maage from Wilhelm Bolsches Das Leben der Urwelt

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Farriers invoice (detail), Owen Coles, Silverstone

Farriers invoice (detail), Owen Coles, Silverstone
Farriers invoice (detail), Owen Coles, Shoeing and General Smith, Silverstone, Northamptonshire. circa 1910

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Advert, Hugh Martin & Sons, Coatbridge, Scotland

Advert, Hugh Martin & Sons, Coatbridge, Scotland
Advert for Hugh Martin & Sons, Coatbridge Iron Works, Coatbridge, Scotland. 1905

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Horseshoe crab, Limulus polyphemus

Horseshoe crab, Limulus polyphemus (Sowerbean limulus, Limulus sowerbii). Handcoloured copperplate engraving drawn and engraved by Richard Polydore Nodder from William Elford Leachs Zoological

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Horseshoe and Egyptian bat heads

Horseshoe and Egyptian bat heads
Bat heads. Horseshoe bat, greater horseshoe bat, lesser horseshoe bat, Commersons leaf-nosed bat, Schneiders roundleaf bat, diadem horseshoe bat, Egyptian slit-faced bat

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Horseshoe crab, Limulus polyphemus, and lobster

Horseshoe crab, Limulus polyphemus, and lobster, Homarus gammarus (Ecrevisse moluque, Monoculus polyphemus, and le homard, Astacus marinus). From the collection of G.W. Knorr

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Greater horseshoe bat, Rhinolophus ferrumequinum

Greater horseshoe bat, Rhinolophus ferrumequinum. Handcoloured steel engraving by Lizars after an illustration by James Stewart from William Jardines Naturalists Library, Edinburgh, 1836

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Horseshoe crabs, extinct sea scorpions and trilobites

Horseshoe crabs, extinct sea scorpions and trilobites
Aspidonia: horseshoe crab, Tachypleus gigas 1-3, extinct sea scorpion, Eurypterus tetragonophthalmus 4, extinct sea scorpion, Pterygotus anglicus 5, and extinct fossil trilobites, Onnia goldfussi 6

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Views of a small waterfall and a horseshoe waterfall

Views of a small waterfall and a horseshoe waterfall. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Bernieri from Giulio Ferrarios Ancient and Modern Costumes of all the Peoples of the World, Florence

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Greek orchids

Greek orchids: bumblebee orchid, Ophrys bombyliflora (Ophrys tabanifera) and horseshoe bee-orchid, Ophrys ferrum-equinum. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by George Barclay after an illustration by

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: European lobster, edible crab and Atlantic horseshoe crab

European lobster, edible crab and Atlantic horseshoe crab
European lobster, Homarus gammarus 1, edible crab, Cancer pagurus 2, and Atlantic horseshoe crab, Limulus polyphemus, dorsal 3, ventral 4

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Advert, Miller & Taylor, Cathedral Street, Glasgow, Scotland

Advert, Miller & Taylor, Cathedral Street, Glasgow, Scotland
Advert for Miller & Taylor, Manufacturers of Horse Shoe Pads, Cathedral Street, Glasgow, Scotland. 1905

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Four Halloween Ball costumes

Four Halloween Ball costumes, in aid of the Townswomens Guilds. The models are: Mrs Alexander McCorquodale (formerly Barbara Cartland) with Good Luck symbols, Hon Mrs Parsons with Unlucky Thirteen

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Collection of silver horseshoes, Virginia City, Nevada, USA

Collection of silver horseshoes, Virginia City, Nevada, USA
Collection of silver horseshoes at the Bucket of Blood Saloon, Virginia City, Nevada, USA. The shoes were made by Charlie Farrell and shown at the Midwinter Fair at San Francisco in 1894. Date: 1940s

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Joe W Browns Horseshoe Club, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Joe W Browns Horseshoe Club, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Joe W Browns Horseshoe Club, Fremont Street, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA -- one million dollars in cash on display in the form of one hundred ten thousand dollar bills, inside a giant golden horseshoe

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Spotswoods Expedition over the Blue Ridge

Spotswoods Expedition over the Blue Ridge
Alexander Spotswood leads the Knights of the Golden Horseshoe Expedition across Virginia, westward across the Blue Ridge Mountains

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Gold embossed greetings card with initial M

Gold embossed greetings card with initial M, horseshoe and moonlight scene. Date: early 20th century

Background imageHorseshoe Collection: Birthday postcard with pink flowers and black cat

Birthday postcard with pink flowers and black cat
Birthday postcard with pink flowers, black kitten and horseshoe. Date: circa 1940s



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