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Sledging Collection

Background imageSledging Collection: The Tabby Toboggan Club / Louis Wain

The Tabby Toboggan Club / Louis Wain
A huge number of tabby cats go mad sledging in the winter snow

Background imageSledging Collection: Shackleton / Sledging / 1908

Shackleton / Sledging / 1908
Ernest Shackletons expedition reached within 100 miles of the South Pole. Relaying sledges over the rough terrain. Date: 1908

Background imageSledging Collection: Children Sledging

Children Sledging
Four children position their sledges, ready for a downhill race!

Background imageSledging Collection: Winter painted by Pauline Baynes

Winter painted by Pauline Baynes
A boy and girl in the Victorian era pictured skating on a frozen pond. In the background is a fine slope for sledging and a dog cart, a popular form of conveyance

Background imageSledging Collection: Christmas children sledging

Christmas children sledging
Four small girls dressed in matching festive red capes and with fur muffs share a rather long sledge decorated with holly, forming a very pictureseque scene as they whizz down a snowy slope

Background imageSledging Collection: Start of a Womens Sledging Competition

Start of a Womens Sledging Competition
Start of a Womens Luge (Sledging) Competition at the Hotel Bristol in the Territet Suburb of Montreux Switzerland. Date: 1909

Background imageSledging Collection: Sledging

Sledging

Background imageSledging Collection: Sledging on the Beardmore Glacier

Sledging on the Beardmore Glacier

Background imageSledging Collection: Sporting with Winter Sports by H. M. Bateman - Lugeing

Sporting with Winter Sports by H. M. Bateman - Lugeing
Sporting with Winter-Sports: Bateman Eccentricities. V. Lugeing: " The Achtung-ers". Date: 1912

Background imageSledging Collection: Little girl being pulled along in a sledge by her friend

Little girl being pulled along in a sledge by her friend c. 1910

Background imageSledging Collection: For adults and children alike, enjoying their day outside in the snow

For adults and children alike, enjoying their day outside in the snow, sledging downhill in Hampstead Heath, London. Date: 1907

Background imageSledging Collection: Sledging, Canada, circa 1880s. Date: circa 1880s

Sledging, Canada, circa 1880s. Date: circa 1880s

Background imageSledging Collection: Six on a sledge! Date: 1930s

Six on a sledge! Date: 1930s

Background imageSledging Collection: A woman in a red checked outfit travels down a slope on a toboggan. Date: 1910

A woman in a red checked outfit travels down a slope on a toboggan. Date: 1910

Background imageSledging Collection: Three children on a sleigh

Three children on a sleigh
Three cute children enjoying a sleigh ride. Date: 20th century

Background imageSledging Collection: 1950s - Young couple having fun on a snowmobile

1950s - Young couple having fun on a snowmobile
Illustration showing a couple zooming through the snow on a snow mobile. Date: 1950s

Background imageSledging Collection: BOY SLEDGING 1842

BOY SLEDGING 1842
A happy boy sledges down a hill. Date: 1842

Background imageSledging Collection: Boys - Sledge - Sledging - (Buxton Impress Mark), Buxton, Derbyshire, England

Boys - Sledge - Sledging - (Buxton Impress Mark), Buxton, Derbyshire, England. Date: 1920s

Background imageSledging Collection: Bobsleighing! - three cartoon mice hit the slopes

Bobsleighing! - three cartoon mice hit the slopes
Bobsleighing! - three cartoon mice (missing their good friend who was away making movies in the States...) hit the slopes. Date: 1922

Background imageSledging Collection: Sweden - Orebro - Sledging in Oskarsparken (Oskar Park)

Sweden - Orebro - Sledging in Oskarsparken (Oskar Park). Date: 1926

Background imageSledging Collection: Little girl pulled through the snow on a log

Little girl pulled through the snow on a log
Wintry scene depicting a little girl being pulled through the snow on a makeshift sledge made from a log. Date: c. 1910

Background imageSledging Collection: Advert for Foxs Puttees 1914

Advert for Foxs Puttees 1914
Advertisement for Foxs Puttees, with the new non-fray patented spiral, declared, the best leg gear for sport. Of course, within months

Background imageSledging Collection: Margaret Thatcher on dry ski run at Festival Gardens, 1963

Margaret Thatcher on dry ski run at Festival Gardens, 1963
Margaret Thatcher, British Prime Minister but at the time of this photograph, M.P. for Finchley and Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Ministry of Pensions

Background imageSledging Collection: Thames Frost Fair / 1683

Thames Frost Fair / 1683
Various activities happening on the Thames when it froze over in 1683. These include ox-roasting, games, sledging and skating and a number of market stalls. Date: 1683

Background imageSledging Collection: Decorative Christmas frieze, Children sledging

Decorative Christmas frieze, Children sledging
Charming scene with children having fun sledging on a snowy day. 1920s

Background imageSledging Collection: Now We re Off by Florence Hardy

Now We re Off by Florence Hardy
Two small children, wearing clown and Pierrot costumes have fun in the snow on a sledge

Background imageSledging Collection: Jack and Jill by Florence Hardy

Jack and Jill by Florence Hardy
Two children dressed in clown and Pierrot costumes, play in the snow with a sledge. The little girl, wearing neck ruff and holding a muff to keep her hands warm waves a sprig of holly in the air

Background imageSledging Collection: This Weeks Studdy - Bonzos Winter Sport

This Weeks Studdy - Bonzos Winter Sport
Several Bonzo dogs sledging with calamitous results. George Ernest Studdy (1878-1948), was the creator of Bonzo, a small dog with saucer-like eyes

Background imageSledging Collection: The Four Seasons, Winter, by John Hassall

The Four Seasons, Winter, by John Hassall
Children having lots of fun sledging down hill in the snow. 1902

Background imageSledging Collection: Bobsleigh team - Switzerland

Bobsleigh team - Switzerland. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageSledging Collection: Sledging at Chateau d Hennement, France, WW2

Sledging at Chateau d Hennement, France, WW2
Sledging at Chateau d Hennement, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France, at Christmas 1944. 1944

Background imageSledging Collection: Burberry advert: Winter sports dress

Burberry advert: Winter sports dress
Spectators admire a team of sportsmen in matching outfits speed past on a form of bobsleigh or luge

Background imageSledging Collection: Nearly a Song Hit by Chloe Preston - winter sledging

Nearly a Song Hit by Chloe Preston - winter sledging
My Swiss Miss Misses Me" - a narrow escape as a young boy bends to avoid being hit by a girl tobogganist on the snowy slopes of Switzerland. Date: 1926

Background imageSledging Collection: People Sledging 1908

People Sledging 1908
Tobogganing is simply great fun for people of all ages - come on grandad! Date: 1908

Background imageSledging Collection: Sledging by Torchlight

Sledging by Torchlight
Sledging by torchlight adds to the fun. Date: 1905

Background imageSledging Collection: St Petersburg / Sledging

St Petersburg / Sledging
St Petersburg: people sledging during Easter Week, near the statue of Peter the Great Date: 1847

Background imageSledging Collection: De Long / Sledging Downhil

De Long / Sledging Downhil
George De Long (USA), in his ship Jeanette, proved that the Arctic Sea ice is moved by ocean currents. Running the sledges downhill. Date: 1879 - 81

Background imageSledging Collection: Christabel Pankhurst sledging in Villar

Christabel Pankhurst sledging in Villar
Christabel Pankhurst LLB (1880 - 1958), suffragette, founder and leader of National Womens Social and Political Union, daughter of Emmeline Pankhurst

Background imageSledging Collection: Young boy does downhill-ice-sliding just on his

Young boy does downhill-ice-sliding just on his coat (usually its done on a piece of cardboard), on an artificially built ice-hill.. A traditional midwinter entertainment

Background imageSledging Collection: Selkup man with reindeer-sledge, Siberia

Selkup man with reindeer-sledge, Siberia. Nothern Siberia minority selkup father (Eugenii Irikov) and son, travelling by sledge and reindeer team in semitundra; early spring; North Tumen region

Background imageSledging Collection: Minority selkup father (Eugenii Irikov) and son

Minority selkup father (Eugenii Irikov) and son, travelling by sledge and reindeer team in semitundra (Rangifer tarandus). Early spring; North Tumen region, Northern Siberia, Russia

Background imageSledging Collection: Children on a sleigh

Children on a sleigh. Xmas/New Year. Boy and girl in snowy winter scene sledging, with a pig in a sack. Swedish. Date: circa 1920

Background imageSledging Collection: Tobogganning couple by Florence Hardy

Tobogganning couple by Florence Hardy
Young couple on a toboggan in snowy Christmas scene. Date: 1910

Background imageSledging Collection: Amusement by the Meuse by H. L. Oakley

Amusement by the Meuse by H. L. Oakley
Some scenes showing troops billeted in the valley of the Meuse after the signing of the Armistice spending their leisure time on round of golf, sledging

Background imageSledging Collection: Girl pulling her little brother along on a sledge

Girl pulling her little brother along on a sledge through the snow. Date: c. 1915

Background imageSledging Collection: Little boy out sledging

Little boy out sledging Date: c. 1910

Background imageSledging Collection: Two little children on a sledge

Two little children on a sledge Date: c. 1920

Background imageSledging Collection: Little girl on a sledge

Little girl on a sledge Date: c. 1920



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