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Plough Collection

Background imagePlough Collection: Ploughing a field

Ploughing a field
A farmer operating a hand plough, pulled by a team of two white horses. Watercolour painting by Raymond Sheppard

Background imagePlough Collection: Horses pulling the plough

Horses pulling the plough
Two heavy horses, pull a farmers plough through a newly cut cornfield. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imagePlough Collection: Shire horse team during Ploughing Match

Shire horse team during Ploughing Match
A team of white Shire horses competing in a ploughing match. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imagePlough Collection: Shire Horses pull the plough

Shire Horses pull the plough
A team of two white shire horses pull a light plough across a field of recently cut corn. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imagePlough Collection: Womens Land Army Poster

Womens Land Army Poster
Poster recruiting women to the National Service Womens Land Army during World War One, depicting a land girl guiding a plough across a field

Background imagePlough Collection: A team of working horses at work

A team of working horses at work in the fields ploughing. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith Date: circa 1980

Background imagePlough Collection: Horse Plough

Horse Plough
Pair-horse single furrow ploughing in the autumn, on a farm in Essex, England

Background imagePlough Collection: Farmer and team of working horses plough a field

Farmer and team of working horses plough a field
A team of two heavy horses plough a field, watched by a large crow and a pet springer spaniel. Watercolour painting by Malcom Greensmith Date: circa 1980

Background imagePlough Collection: Farm for sale at Solva, Pembrokeshire, South Wales

Farm for sale at Solva, Pembrokeshire, South Wales
A rather run-down farm for sale at Solva, Pembrokeshire, Dyfed, South Wales. The windows are in a poor state, and one of them is boarded up

Background imagePlough Collection: 19th Century Ploughs

19th Century Ploughs
Kentish turn-wrest plough Old Norfolk plough Rotheram plough Paring plough Lord Somervilles double plough

Background imagePlough Collection: Cincinnatus called from the plough

Cincinnatus called from the plough
Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus (519 BC-438 BC) is called from the plough to serve as Roman Consul

Background imagePlough Collection: Four-horse Ploughing team at work - South Downs, East Sussex

Four-horse Ploughing team at work - South Downs, East Sussex
Sons of the soil - A four-horse Ploughing team at work in on the South Downs - East Sussex. Date: circa 1920s

Background imagePlough Collection: Cooling Castle

Cooling Castle
The gateway of Cooling Castle, a 14th century fortress, viewed from across freshly ploughed fields, Kent, England. Date: 14th century

Background imagePlough Collection: Badger hunters outside Plough Inn, Pyecombe, Sussex

Badger hunters outside Plough Inn, Pyecombe, Sussex

Background imagePlough Collection: A pair of Suffolk Punch working horses pull a plough

A pair of Suffolk Punch working horses pull a plough in a stubble field in Suffolk, England. A young woman leads the horses and a man handles the plough Date: 2010

Background imagePlough Collection: Farm Boy & Plough Horse

Farm Boy & Plough Horse
A farm boy leads two plough horses across a field

Background imagePlough Collection: A pair of chestnut Suffolk Punch working horses in harness

A pair of chestnut Suffolk Punch working horses in harness with blinkers, Suffolk, England Date: 2010

Background imagePlough Collection: Waltham Abbey Haymaking

Waltham Abbey Haymaking
Haymaking with a horse and plough on a farm at Waltham Abbey, Essex, England. Date: early 1930s

Background imagePlough Collection: The Plough Inn, School Road, Trysull, England

The Plough Inn, School Road, Trysull, England
The Plough Inn, School Road, Trysull, near Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England. Mary M Munday - Innkeeper. Date: 1913

Background imagePlough Collection: Lifting Potatoes

Lifting Potatoes
Potato lifting using horses and plough, near Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire

Background imagePlough Collection: Man ploughing with gas mask, September 1939

Man ploughing with gas mask, September 1939
Man photographed as he ploughs his field in Surrey. The Sphere notes his gas mask which he hangs from the handle of his plough. Date: 1939

Background imagePlough Collection: Foxley & Plough Lanes, Purley, Surrey

Foxley & Plough Lanes, Purley, Surrey
Foxley & Plough Lanes, Purley, near Wallington, Surrey, England. Showing Horse & Carts Date: 1905

Background imagePlough Collection: Farmworker Takes Break

Farmworker Takes Break
A British farmworker and his dog take a well-earned break from the plough

Background imagePlough Collection: Pole Star and Plough

Pole Star and Plough
The constellation of the PLOUGH, and the POLE STAR

Background imagePlough Collection: Farming in Middle Ages

Farming in Middle Ages
A farming scene in the middle ages (allegedly England, but more likely Germany) showing a farmer with a horse-drawn plough carving up his field, a watermill and cattle

Background imagePlough Collection: Photograph of Plough PH, South Ockendon, Essex

Photograph of Plough PH, South Ockendon, Essex. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Left Face on view of the pub

Background imagePlough Collection: Electric telegraph used in Crimean War, 1854

Electric telegraph used in Crimean War, 1854
Electric telegraph used in the Crimean War, 1854. The plough for laying the wire. The wire is deposited by a subsoil plough in the ground

Background imagePlough Collection: Plough Pond and Inn, Old Malden, SW London (Surrey)

Plough Pond and Inn, Old Malden, SW London (Surrey)
Plough Pond and Plough Inn, Old Malden, Worcester Park, SW London (Surrey). Date: circa 1910s

Background imagePlough Collection: Silhouette, Ploughman with plough and horses

Silhouette, Ploughman with plough and horses

Background imagePlough Collection: Plough Inn, Old Malden, Worcester Park, SW London (Surrey)

Plough Inn, Old Malden, Worcester Park, SW London (Surrey). circa 1910s

Background imagePlough Collection: Farmer ploughing using two working mules Njegusi, Montenegro

Farmer ploughing using two working mules Njegusi, Montenegro
A farmer ploughs the soil using two working mules to pull his plough in the village of Njegusi in the Cetinje Municipality of southern Montenegro, This is on the slopes of Mount Lovcen

Background imagePlough Collection: Tractor plowing South Dakota USA early 1900s

Tractor plowing South Dakota USA early 1900s

Background imagePlough Collection: Plowing and spreading manure Nebraska USA early 1900s

Plowing and spreading manure Nebraska USA early 1900s

Background imagePlough Collection: The Plough Inn, Dulwich, London, Victorian period

The Plough Inn, Dulwich, London, Victorian period

Background imagePlough Collection: Plough Inn, Dulwich

Plough Inn, Dulwich

Background imagePlough Collection: Ploughing with horses Victorian period

Ploughing with horses Victorian period

Background imagePlough Collection: Farming - Ploughing Match - Victorian period

Farming - Ploughing Match - Victorian period

Background imagePlough Collection: Farming - ploughing team Victorian period

Farming - ploughing team Victorian period Date: 19th century

Background imagePlough Collection: Ploughing early 1900s

Ploughing early 1900s Date: circa 1900s

Background imagePlough Collection: WW2 - The Girls Of Today, The Land Girl

WW2 - The Girls Of Today, The Land Girl
A WW2 children's book illustration from The Girls Of Today. The image shows a smiling land girl trailing her plough horses. Date: circa 1940s

Background imagePlough Collection: WW2 - Peggy Speeds The Plough

WW2 - Peggy Speeds The Plough
An illustrated front cover of a WW2 children's book, Peggy Speeds The Plough, written by Madge S. Smith. The images portray wartime agricultural working women, land girls

Background imagePlough Collection: A Rotary Snowplow at work - Kansas, USA

A Rotary Snowplow at work - Kansas, USA
A Rotary Snowplow at work clearing heavy drifts - Kansas, USA Date: circa 1920s

Background imagePlough Collection: WW2 Greetings Card, Speed The Plough

WW2 Greetings Card, Speed The Plough
A WW2 greetings card, Speed The Plough, the illustration shows a distant wartime land girl ploughing a field on a small red tractor. Date: circa 1940s

Background imagePlough Collection: Church at Edburton, South Downs, Sussex

Church at Edburton, South Downs, Sussex - 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 imagePlough Collection: Russia - Tsar Nicholas II - new plough tested at Peterhof

Russia - Tsar Nicholas II - new plough tested at Peterhof
Russia - Tsar Nicholas II examines a new model of Plough being demonstrated in the grounds of the Peterhof Palace, a series of palaces and gardens located in Petergof, Saint Petersburg

Background imagePlough Collection: The Plough Team

The Plough Team
A watercolour painting which shows the strength of a team of three workhorses pulling along a plough, with a farmer standing just behind as they crest the hill. Date: circa 1923

Background imagePlough Collection: The First Furrow

The First Furrow
An oil painting of a pair of strong, white work horses pulling a plough, assisted by a farmer behind, doing the first furrow of the land. Date: circa 1922

Background imagePlough Collection: Port Hamilton, New British Harbour

Port Hamilton, New British Harbour
Various depictions of local life at Port Hamilton, a group of islands off the Korean Peninsula. They became a British base in 1885, but only for 2 years until 1887



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