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Background imageHunter Collection: Phoenix Club, Oxford University - Denys Finch-Hatton

Phoenix Club, Oxford University - Denys Finch-Hatton
Members of the Phoenix Club including, front row, second from right, the Hon. Denys Finch-Hatton, (1887 - 1931), later a big game hunter and lover of Karen Blixen (Isak Dinesen)

Background imageHunter Collection: RMS Carpathia, 1903

RMS Carpathia, 1903
Photograph of the Cunard Lines RMS Carpathia, launched by the Swan Hunter Shipyard, in 1902. She was the first vessel built for the Cunard Line which was exclusively for second

Background imageHunter Collection: Chesapeake Retriever, Curly Coated Retriever and Irish Water

Chesapeake Retriever, Curly Coated Retriever and Irish Water Spaniel. The Chesapeake retrieves ducks in marsh land for a hunter

Background imageHunter Collection: Members of No20 Squadron RAF

Members of No20 Squadron RAF
Members of No20 Squadron, RAF, pictured with some of their Hawker Hunter F6s at RAF Tengah, Singapore to celebrate the squadrons 50th anniversary

Background imageHunter Collection: Railway Sleeper - Melton Mowbray Station

Railway Sleeper - Melton Mowbray Station
The Railway Sleeper series - A snoozing Hunstman taking a nap with his foxhound at Melton Mowbray Station! Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imageHunter Collection: Illustration by Cecil Aldin, handler at Peterborough Show

Illustration by Cecil Aldin, handler at Peterborough Show
Illustration by Cecil Aldin, Tom Newman, the Duke of Beauforts huntsman, taking part as a handler at the Peterborough Foxhound Show

Background imageHunter Collection: Herne the Hunter

Herne the Hunter
Herne the hunter hangs himself because his hunting skill has been taken in payment for the miraculous cure of a mortal wound. But every night he leads a spectral hunt

Background imageHunter Collection: Four Hawker Hunter 1s of 54 Squadron aerobatic team

Four Hawker Hunter 1s of 54 Squadron aerobatic team rehearsing for their Farnborough display. September 1955. Date: 1955

Background imageHunter Collection: A Tiger approaches

A Tiger approaches
A fantastic picture of a large male Tiger approaching with menace. Pastel drawing by Raymond Sheppard

Background imageHunter Collection: Percy H Fawcett, British explorer

Percy H Fawcett, British explorer
PERCY H FAWCETT British explorer who disappeared while exploring the Matto Grosso of Brazil

Background imageHunter Collection: Scottish Types - Deer Stalking, Clan McLean

Scottish Types - Deer Stalking, Clan McLean. 19th century

Background imageHunter Collection: The Huntsman, painting by W Smithson Broadhead

The Huntsman, painting by W Smithson Broadhead
Colour photograph in the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News of 24th October 1925 of The Huntsman painting by W Smithson Broadhead. Date: 24th October 1925

Background imageHunter Collection: Six generations of RAF fighters line up together

Six generations of RAF fighters line up together on the tarmac. Hawker Hurricane IIC, LF363; Supermarine Spitfire PRXIX, PM631; Gloster Meteor F8, WL164; Hawker Hunter F6

Background imageHunter Collection: Frederick Courteney Selous (1851-1917)

Frederick Courteney Selous (1851-1917) was one of the most famous big game hunters of his era. He spent much of his life in Africa, but also hunted in North America and Asia Minor

Background imageHunter Collection: DAVY CROCKETT 1786-1836

DAVY CROCKETT 1786-1836
DAVY CROCKETT American backwoodsman, hunter, magistrate and legislator who became a revered figure in the US political world before his death defending the Alamo

Background imageHunter Collection: Illicit / Cuckold 1840

Illicit / Cuckold 1840
The hunter and his horns

Background imageHunter Collection: Guru Nanek / Govind Singh

Guru Nanek / Govind Singh
GURU NANEK DEV (right) Founder of the Sikh religion, pictured here with GOVIND SINGH (1666 - 1708), the tenth and last of the Ten Gurus of Sikhism

Background imageHunter Collection: Fox hunter is thrown and falls on his head

Fox hunter is thrown and falls on his head
A fox hunter is thrown when his horse refuses a fence, and he lands on his head in the next field

Background imageHunter Collection: Musical Instruments 1883

Musical Instruments 1883
Various musicians playing various instruments: a harp, a lyre, pipes, hunting horn. Pipes of Pan are also in evidence

Background imageHunter Collection: Huntsmen and foxhounds

Huntsmen and foxhounds in a field. Date: 1960s

Background imageHunter Collection: Orion Star Map

Orion Star Map
Orion, giant hunter, clubbing a lion. Being slain by Diana, he was made one of the constellations and is supposed to be attended with stormy weather

Background imageHunter Collection: Hunting Party, 1775, by Francisco de Goya

Hunting Party, 1775, by Francisco de Goya
Francisco de Goya y Lucientes (1746-1828). Spanish painter. Hunting Party, 1775. Prado Museum. Madrid. Spain

Background imageHunter Collection: The Pot-Hunter by George Studdy

The Pot-Hunter by George Studdy
Bonzo here shows what might have been, had his pedigree been equal to his popularity. A cute and contented looking Bonzo the dog sucks on a dummy as he sits among the numerous trophies

Background imageHunter Collection: Buffalo Bill Cody racing in Munich, Germany

Buffalo Bill Cody racing in Munich, Germany
William Frederick Buffalo Bill Cody (1846-1917), American soldier, bison hunter and Wild West showman, seen here at Munich, Germany, racing on horseback against the cyclist Fischer

Background imageHunter Collection: Hunting Trophies - A Good Bag - British East Africa

Hunting Trophies - A Good Bag - British East Africa (Modern Kenya). Date: circa 1910s

Background imageHunter Collection: Photographic, 10838643

Photographic, 10838643
10838643

Background imageHunter Collection: Prince of Wales with Denys Finch-Hatton

Prince of Wales with Denys Finch-Hatton
Prince of Wales, later King Edward VIII, and Duke of Windsor, pictured with the Hon. Denys Finch-Hatton, who had accompanied the Prince on his most recent safari in East Africa

Background imageHunter Collection: Inuit Seal Hunting (4 / 5)

Inuit Seal Hunting (4 / 5)
Patence Rewarded. An Inuit seal hunter pulls a caught seal out through the hole into which he was fishing with a combination of the baited rope and a thin spike or barbed spear

Background imageHunter Collection: Daniel Boones Cabin and the house in which he died

Daniel Boones Cabin and the house in which he died
The Original Cabin of Daniel Boone (1734-1820) - American pioneer at Femme Osage, Missouri and the house in which he died (built by his son Nathaniel) at St. Charles, Missouri. Date: 1906

Background imageHunter Collection: Mosaic of Orpheus. Miletus. Pergamon Museum. Berlin. Germany

Mosaic of Orpheus. Miletus. Pergamon Museum. Berlin. Germany
Mosaic of Orpheus. 200 AD. Of a private room, dining room or triclinium of a roman domus. From Miletus. Pergamon Museum. Berlin. Germany

Background imageHunter Collection: The Wolf by Edward Donovan

The Wolf by Edward Donovan
The Wolf, in Edward Donovans The Natural History of British Quadrupeds Volume 1. Held in the Library and Archives

Background imageHunter Collection: Hawker P1067 Hunter second prototype WB195 in the air

Hawker P1067 Hunter second prototype WB195 in the air
Hawker P1067 Hunter second prototype, WB195, in the air

Background imageHunter Collection: Southern Africa - San Bushmen rock painting

Southern Africa - San Bushmen rock painting
Bushmen (San) paintings from South Afrca, depicting animals (mostly eland antelope) from Masitisi, Basutoland and a small doll representing a bushman. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageHunter Collection: Clochnaben Whiskey

Clochnaben Whiskey
Clochnaben whiskey, produced by James Hunter of Banchory, Scotland

Background imageHunter Collection: Scene of wild boar hunt, mosaic uncovered in Merida (Augusta

Scene of wild boar hunt, mosaic uncovered in Merida (Augusta
Scene of wild boar hunt, mosaic uncovered in Merida, Spain. Roman, 4th century. National Museum of Roman Art. Merida. Spain

Background imageHunter Collection: HMS Monarch, British cable ship

HMS Monarch, British cable ship
The HMS Monarch, a British cable-laying ship. There were three cable ships of this name -- this is probably the third one, built by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson in 1916. Date: 20th century

Background imageHunter Collection: Piltdown Man reconstructed, 1912

Piltdown Man reconstructed, 1912
Piltdown Man, as imagined by Illustrated London News special artist Amedee Forestier, soon after the discovery of the bones was made public in 1912

Background imageHunter Collection: Newfoundland, Canada - Hunting Caribou

Newfoundland, Canada - Hunting Caribou. Date: 1902

Background imageHunter Collection: Agkistrodon piscivorus, cottonmouth snake

Agkistrodon piscivorus, cottonmouth snake
Drawing 61 (Ewan 50) from the Botanical and zoological drawings (1756-1788) by William Bartram

Background imageHunter Collection: Aston Villa win the F. A Cup, 1887

Aston Villa win the F. A Cup, 1887
Aston Villa win the F.A Cup, 1887: the winning team. Date: 1887

Background imageHunter Collection: Shipyard Apprentice

Shipyard Apprentice
Apprentice at Swan Hunters Yard, Tyneside. Date: 1950s

Background imageHunter Collection: Huntsman takes a stirrup cup

Huntsman takes a stirrup cup
A lady offers a huntsman of the South Devon Foxhunt - mounted on a fine white horse - a traditional stirrup cup drink from a tray. Date: circa 1980

Background imageHunter Collection: Undated, sepia photograph of Borley Rectory from the front

Undated, sepia photograph of Borley Rectory from the front. HPG/1/3/3 (vii)

Background imageHunter Collection: Alphabet / H for Hunter

Alphabet / H for Hunter
H - was a hunter who hunted a buck

Background imageHunter Collection: Elephant Hunt (Dore)

Elephant Hunt (Dore)
An intrepid hunter takes on an entire herd of elephants and fires at one of them from point-blabk range. In a moment he will be trampled to death, and serve him right

Background imageHunter Collection: Herne / Cruikshank

Herne / Cruikshank
HERNE THE HUNTER Herne the Hunter plunges into the lake

Background imageHunter Collection: Natives of the island of Formosa (Taiwan)

Natives of the island of Formosa (Taiwan), depicted as headhunters and cannibals, 1820s. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Andrea Bernieri from Giulio Ferrrarios Costumes Antique

Background imageHunter Collection: Hunters Quay, Argyll & Bute, Scotland

Hunters Quay, Argyll & Bute, Scotland, with a paddle steamer approaching the pier. Date: circa 1900



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