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Poultry Collection

Background imagePoultry Collection: Poster: Save kitchen scraps to feed the hens

Poster: Save kitchen scraps to feed the hens! Keep it dry, free from glass, metal, bones, paper, etc. It also feeds pigs. Your council will collect. 1940s

Background imagePoultry Collection: The Goose Girl by Muriel Dawson

The Goose Girl by Muriel Dawson
A tiny girl in a fetching red dress guides a gaggle of geese

Background imagePoultry Collection: Buff Orpington

Buff Orpington cock and hen

Background imagePoultry Collection: Wartime pig food poster

Wartime pig food poster
We Want Your Kitchen Waste - poster encouraging the saving of food scraps for use as pig food, to be collected by the council. It also feeds poultry

Background imagePoultry Collection: Fat Geese! by Lawson Wood

Fat Geese! by Lawson Wood
A cheeky young lad chuckles to himself after placing a sign for fattened geese on the posterior of a rather plump lady who is herself choosing which goose to buy for her Christmas dinner. Date: 1909

Background imagePoultry Collection: Nativity scene, with the Three Kings bearing gifts

Nativity scene, with the Three Kings bearing gifts
A Christmas Nativity scene, with the Three Kings bearing gifts for the Baby Jesus

Background imagePoultry Collection: Silver spangled Hamburgh cock and hen

Silver spangled Hamburgh cock and hen, Henry Beldons pair, Cup at Allerton 1871, Hen first at Birmingham 1871, and cup at Bristol 1872

Background imagePoultry Collection: Owl and foxes carrying food on a Christmas card

Owl and foxes carrying food on a Christmas card
An owl and three foxes carrying a roast bird, cutlery and holly through the snow on a Christmas card. Date: circa 1890s

Background imagePoultry Collection: Barred Plymouth Rocks

Barred Plymouth Rocks
Barred Plymouth Rock cock and hen

Background imagePoultry Collection: Toulouse geese with dewlap, cock and hen

Toulouse geese with dewlap, cock and hen. Oie de Toulouse a bavette, Anser anser domesticus. Bred by James Watts, winners of five first prizes

Background imagePoultry Collection: Street scene with shops, Crickhowell, Powys, Mid Wales

Street scene with shops, Crickhowell, Powys, Mid Wales
A street scene with shops, in Crickhowell, Powys, Mid Wales. The large corner shop is Bells grocery store, decorated with flags, perhaps to celebrate Empire Day (24 May)

Background imagePoultry Collection: Street scene in Porthgain, Pembrokeshire, South Wales

Street scene in Porthgain, Pembrokeshire, South Wales
A street scene in the coastal village of Porthgain, Pembrokeshire, South Wales. A middle aged woman stands and smiles at the camera

Background imagePoultry Collection: Smithfield Meat Market London

Smithfield Meat Market London
Exterior of the Smithfield New Metropolitan Meat and Poultry Market, London

Background imagePoultry Collection: Crested Guinea Fowl

Crested Guinea Fowl
BLACK-COLLARED CRESTED GUINEA- FOWL guttera cristata

Background imagePoultry Collection: Rhode Island Reds

Rhode Island Reds
Rhode Island Red cock and hen

Background imagePoultry Collection: Andalusian Poultry

Andalusian Poultry
Andalusian cockerel and hen (Gallus species)

Background imagePoultry Collection: Humanised turkey in the role of a banker

Humanised turkey in the role of a banker
A humanised turkey dressed in a suit, cast in the role of a fat banker, surrounded by bags of money

Background imagePoultry Collection: White Wyandotte

White Wyandotte cock and hen

Background imagePoultry Collection: Light Sussex Cock, Hen

Light Sussex Cock, Hen
Light Sussex cock and hen

Background imagePoultry Collection: WW1 - Lords Cricket Ground used as a Goose Farm, 1915

WW1 - Lords Cricket Ground used as a Goose Farm, 1915
Photograph showing the pitch of the Marylebone Cricket Ground (Lord s), during the grounds use as a farm for rearing geese in World War I

Background imagePoultry Collection: Butchers shop, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex

Butchers shop, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex
An impressive display of meat and poultry outside a butchers shop at Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex, with the butcher and assistants posing for their photo on the pavement. circa 1900

Background imagePoultry Collection: How to Cut up a Chicken

How to Cut up a Chicken
How to cut up a chicken into joints

Background imagePoultry Collection: White-faced black Spanish

White-faced black Spanish, cock and hen, Gallus gallus domesticus. Cups for chickens at Bristol 1872. Chromolithograph by Vincent Brooks Day & Son after an illustration by J.W

Background imagePoultry Collection: Advertisement for Meckumfat Sussex Ground Oats

Advertisement for Meckumfat Sussex Ground Oats
Advertising poster for the fabulously named Meckumfat Sussex Ground Oats -...proved to be the best for making poultry plump !

Background imagePoultry Collection: Golden spangled Hamburgh cock and hen

Golden spangled Hamburgh cock and hen, Gallus gallus domesticus, Henry Beldons pair, cock cup at Birmingham 1870, hen cup at Kendal, Whitehouse and Spalding 1871

Background imagePoultry Collection: Black Hamburgh cock and hen

Black Hamburgh cock and hen, Gallus gallus domesticus, Rev. W. Sergeantsons pair, first prize at Birmingham, Edinburgh, Manchester 1871, and Bristol 1872

Background imagePoultry Collection: Major fire, Smithfield Poultry Market, London

Major fire, Smithfield Poultry Market, London
Firemen entering the basement of the major fire in the Smithfield Poultry Market on 23 January 1958 that had already cost the lives of two firemen

Background imagePoultry Collection: Mallard ducks and ducklings

Mallard ducks and ducklings
A family of mallard ducks and ducklings enjoying an outing to the river. Date: circa early 20th century

Background imagePoultry Collection: Advertisement for poultry farm, Mickleover, Derby

Advertisement for poultry farm, Mickleover, Derby
Advertisement for CR Salt, Chestnuts Poultry Farm, Mickleover, Derby, offering eggs for hatching, day old chicks, three month old pullets, stock birds, ducklings, ducks, poultry houses

Background imagePoultry Collection: Silver-grey Dorking hen

Silver-grey Dorking hen, Gallus gallus domesticus. Bred by O.F. Cresswell and first prize winner at Ashford, second prize winner at Birmingham 1872

Background imagePoultry Collection: Japanese bantams, black bantams and Pekin bantams

Japanese bantams, black bantams and Pekin bantams. Mrs. Woodcocks Japanese white bantams, first prize at Crystal Palace 1872. E. Cambridges black bantams, cup winner at Bristol 1873. H. B

Background imagePoultry Collection: Poster, Irish Free State Poultry

Poster, Irish Free State Poultry, design by Sean Keating for the Empire Marketing Board. circa 1928

Background imagePoultry Collection: Poster for Mother Goose

Poster for Mother Goose, advertising a pantomime. Date: circa 1930s

Background imagePoultry Collection: Various birds on a sheet of Victorian scraps

Various birds on a sheet of Victorian scraps. Date: circa 1890s

Background imagePoultry Collection: Roast turkey on a plate on a cutout Christmas card

Roast turkey on a plate on a cutout Christmas card. Date: circa 1890s

Background imagePoultry Collection: Geese unhappy at the arrival of Michaelmas

Geese unhappy at the arrival of Michaelmas
A gaggle of geese are unhappy to read a notice that the season of Michaelmas has begun. Eating goose at Michaelmas was thought to bring good luck, but that did not apply to geese

Background imagePoultry Collection: Girl and goose on a Christmas card

Girl and goose on a Christmas card. Date: circa 1890s

Background imagePoultry Collection: White bulldog puppy with poultry

White bulldog puppy with poultry
A white bulldog puppy meets some poultry during a visit to the country, and stands with his front paws in a dish of food. Date: 1905

Background imagePoultry Collection: Thessaloniki - Poultry and Vegetable Salesman

Thessaloniki - Poultry and Vegetable Salesman. Date: circa 1916

Background imagePoultry Collection: The poultry of the world--Portraits of all known valuable br

The poultry of the world--Portraits of all known valuable breeds of fowls. Fifty-two types of identified chickens. Date c1868

Background imagePoultry Collection: Hens by a hen house

Hens by a hen house
A sketch of hens by a hen house

Background imagePoultry Collection: Jolly Plump Cook 1640

Jolly Plump Cook 1640
A jolly, plump cook (surrounded by poultry and other meats) proudly holds up a freshly made pie, decorated with a feather

Background imagePoultry Collection: Incubating Chicks

Incubating Chicks
A farmer and his wife and child are pleased with the new incubator whose drawers hold newly hatched chicks

Background imagePoultry Collection: Woman Feeds Chickens

Woman Feeds Chickens
An older woman in a long dress and wide-brimmed hat throws handfuls of chicken feed on to the ground for the chickens to peck at and scratch in the straw

Background imagePoultry Collection: Advert / Chicken Feed

Advert / Chicken Feed
Vigam Rusks for Poultry - a real and complete food

Background imagePoultry Collection: Poulterer - Fishmonger

Poulterer - Fishmonger
A fine pre-Christmas display by a poulterer / fishmonger of Basingstoke, Hampshire : mostly of poultry, but also a royal sturgeon and advertising for T Walls Sausages

Background imagePoultry Collection: Fattening Geese, France

Fattening Geese, France
Battery farming in 19th century France - keeping geese in mues to fatten them up to provide foie gras

Background imagePoultry Collection: Rouen ducks

Rouen ducks, Anas platyrhynchos, cock and hen. Bred by J. K. Fowler and winner of cup at Aylesbury. Chromolithograph by Vincent Brooks Day & Son after an illustration by J.W



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