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Spurs Collection

Background imageSpurs Collection: Entrance to Tottenham Hotspur football ground, c. 1906

Entrance to Tottenham Hotspur football ground, c. 1906. Date: c. 1906

Background imageSpurs Collection: Thomas Colleton Garth, Vanity Fair, Spy

Thomas Colleton Garth, Vanity Fair, Spy
THOMAS COLLETON GARTH (1822-1907) Master of the Garth foxhounds for over 50 years. In riding clothes, wearing boots and spurs. Caption: A Very Old Master Date: 1822-1907

Background imageSpurs Collection: Alfred A. G. Hales, Vanity Fair, Spy

Alfred A. G. Hales, Vanity Fair, Spy
ALFRED ARTHUR GREENWOOD HALES (1860-1936) Australian novelist and war correspondent. Caption: Peace and War Date: 1860 - 1936

Background imageSpurs Collection: Riding Dress 1819 Men

Riding Dress 1819 Men
Top hat, high white cravat, blue fob ribbon, trousers, riding boots & spurs, brown coat with tails, knuckle length cuffs & cut away to reveal the waistcoat

Background imageSpurs Collection: Lord Kitchener making a presentation to an Indian trooper

Lord Kitchener making a presentation to an Indian trooper
Field Marshal Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener, (1850 - 1916), a British Field Marshal, diplomat, and statesman, hands a colonial Indian cavalry soldier a medal

Background imageSpurs Collection: Male Riding Dress 1813

Male Riding Dress 1813
Double-breasted cut-away coat worn open to reveal a white waistcoat with stand collar, shirt frill & white stock, leather breeches with falls, top boots, spurs & top hat

Background imageSpurs Collection: Kornilov / August 1917

Kornilov / August 1917
LAVR GEORGYEVICH KORNILOV Russian General and counter-Revolutionary, in August 1917

Background imageSpurs Collection: Austrian soldiers in uniform, WW1

Austrian soldiers in uniform, WW1
A selection of five Austro-Hungarian artillery soldiers and officers in uniform during the First World War. Date: 1914-1918

Background imageSpurs Collection: 1921 FA Cup Final

1921 FA Cup Final
The outside left for Tottenham Hotspur (Dimmock) scores the only goal in the FA Cup Final to defeat Wolverhampton Wanderers before a crowd of 72, 805 at Stamford Bridge

Background imageSpurs Collection: State regalia kept at the Tower of London including St. Edwards crown

State regalia kept at the Tower of London including St. Edwards crown, the Imperial State Crown, the Sword of State, orb, sceptre, anointing spoon and mace. Date: 1920

Background imageSpurs Collection: FA Cup winners, Tottenham Hotspur, 1901

FA Cup winners, Tottenham Hotspur, 1901
FA Cup winners in 1901, Spurs (Tottenham Hotspur). They drew 2-2 with Sheffield United in the first final, and beat them 3-1 in the replay. Association Cup Winners Players Cigarettes card set, c

Background imageSpurs Collection: Start of a Cock Fight

Start of a Cock Fight Date: circa 1906

Background imageSpurs Collection: Chaucer, the Monk

Chaucer, the Monk
The Monk on horseback, riding with spurs

Background imageSpurs Collection: Joan of Arc, the maid of Orleans, Jeanne d Arc

Joan of Arc, the maid of Orleans, Jeanne d Arc, pucelle d Orleans, 1410-1431. She wears a suit of armour with yellow gaubisson (pourpoint) beneath

Background imageSpurs Collection: Crakows and Trippen shoes from the mid-15th century

Crakows and Trippen shoes from the mid-15th century. Chromolithograph from Hefner-Altenecks Costumes, Artworks and Appliances from the Middle Ages to the 17th Century, Frankfurt, 1889

Background imageSpurs Collection: Colonel P H Enthoven, Royal Horse Artillery, Boer War

Colonel P H Enthoven, Royal Horse Artillery, Boer War

Background imageSpurs Collection: Royal Regalia 3 and 4

Royal Regalia 3 and 4 - swords, sceptres, gloves, spoon, bracelets, spurs, ampulla

Background imageSpurs Collection: Man in costume, reminiscent Guy Fawkes

Man in costume, reminiscent Guy Fawkes
Man in costume, reminiscent of Guy Fawkes Date: late 16th century

Background imageSpurs Collection: Wool tapestry of rural pursuits from the 15th century

Wool tapestry of rural pursuits from the 15th century
Wool tapestry from the 15th century. It shows laborers in farm employment, pruning, ploughing, harvesting, bathing, through the months of the year against a background of colourful flowers

Background imageSpurs Collection: Conrad Paumann, German organist, lutenist and composer

Conrad Paumann, German organist, lutenist and composer
Conrad Paumann, blind Renaissance German organist, lutenist and composer, died 1476. He is shown playing a Schoossorgel or portativ organ, with lute, harp and recorder on the wall

Background imageSpurs Collection: Mayor John Holzhausen and wife Guda, late 14th century

Mayor John Holzhausen and wife Guda, late 14th century
Mayor John Holzhausen and wife Guda, Johann von Holtzhausen 1393 and Gudela von Holtzhausen 1371. From a grave effigy in Frankfurt Cathedral

Background imageSpurs Collection: Rudolph von Sachsenhausen in 14th century armour

Rudolph von Sachsenhausen in 14th century armour
Rudolph von Sachsenhausen, Rudolf II von Praunheim, died 1370. In surcoat with coat of arms, suit of armour, holding great helm and escutcheon. From a grave effigy in Frankfurt Cathedral

Background imageSpurs Collection: Scenes from an illuminated manuscript of Les Voeux du Paon

Scenes from an illuminated manuscript of Les Voeux du Paon
Knights in battle watched by ladies in a castle, and a lady bringing a roasted peacock to a banquet table, and a helm, 14th century

Background imageSpurs Collection: Woman with a telescope, era of Marie Antoinette

Woman with a telescope, era of Marie Antoinette
Woman in dress decorated with large ribbon raising a telescope, era of Marie Antoinette. Jeune dame en Bergere seduisante

Background imageSpurs Collection: Studio photo, Lieutenant George, Cape Town, South Africa

Studio photo, Lieutenant George, Cape Town, South Africa
Studio photo, Lieutenant George (surname not given), Cape Town, South Africa. 1901

Background imageSpurs Collection: Helena Millais as Nance in Silver Creek

Helena Millais as Nance in Silver Creek
Helena Millais (1886-1970), actress and writer, in costume as Nance in Silver Creek. Date: circa 1912

Background imageSpurs Collection: Public expulsion of a knight from an Order of Chivalry

Public expulsion of a knight from an Order of Chivalry. His armour and sword are removed, his spurs hacked off, and he is rebaptized and named a traitor

Background imageSpurs Collection: Ceremonies of knighthood

Ceremonies of knighthood
Knighthood ceremonies: a knight kneels to be dubbed with a sword 358, a squire attaches spurs to the knights armour 359, a knight is dressed in armour by women 360

Background imageSpurs Collection: A Yeoman of the Guard attending Queen Elizabeth

A Yeoman of the Guard attending Queen Elizabeth I on a Progress. Copperplate engraving by N.C. Goodnight from Francis Groses Military Antiquities respecting a History of the English Army, Stockdale

Background imageSpurs Collection: Knight or man at arms in armour of the time of King Henry II

Knight or man at arms in armour of the time of King Henry II. Hawberk of plate or scale mail under a fur coat, flat helmet, shin armour jambesons and pryck spurs, lance and heater shield

Background imageSpurs Collection: Bass singer Raffaele Anconi as Douglas in Robert Bruce

Bass singer Raffaele Anconi as Douglas in Robert Bruce
Bass singer Raffaele Anconi as Douglas in the pastiche opera Robert Bruce by Gioachino Rossini, Academie Royale de Musique, 1846

Background imageSpurs Collection: Medieval ceremony of the creation of a knight

Medieval ceremony of the creation of a knight
Ceremony of the creation of a knight. A king dubs a kneeling warrior with a sword, while pages hold his spurs and shield with coat of arms. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Verico after P.L

Background imageSpurs Collection: Michael of Chaugy, Lord of Chissey 1479

Michael of Chaugy, Lord of Chissey 1479
Michael of Chaugy, Lord of Chissey, Michaud or Michel de Chaugy, d.1479. Handcoloured lithograph after a portrait in Roger de Gaignieres portfolio VII 48 from Le Bibliophile Jacob aka Paul Lacroixs

Background imageSpurs Collection: Etienne de Vignoles, La Hire, French military

Etienne de Vignoles, La Hire, French military commander 1390-1443. Handcoloured lithograph by Leopold Massard after a figure in the manuscript Chroniques de Monstrelet in Roger de Gaignieres

Background imageSpurs Collection: Noble German couple in costume

Noble German couple in costume. Date: circa 1650

Background imageSpurs Collection: Four young men on mules, Chile, South America

Four young men on mules, Chile, South America. They are playing the sport of topeadura, which involves pressing sideways against each other until one side gives way

Background imageSpurs Collection: Cavalier soldier home from the war on a Valentine card

Cavalier soldier home from the war on a Valentine card
Cavalier soldier home from the war and looking for love on a Valentine card with a lacy white border -- I pray you smile on me. (1 of 3) Date: circa 1890s

Background imageSpurs Collection: Cat with bow and arrows on a German postcard

Cat with bow and arrows on a German postcard -- Its dangerous to play with sharp weapons, and its the same with love, when its only pretended. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageSpurs Collection: Albert, Duke of York - The East Berkshire Horse Show

Albert, Duke of York - The East Berkshire Horse Show
Prince Albert, Duke of York (future King George VI) (1895-1952) - attending The East Berkshire Horse Show at Maidenhead - seen here presenting a rosette to winning owner while the beautiful winner

Background imageSpurs Collection: Weird Hats of 1819

Weird Hats of 1819
MONSTROSITIES OF 1819 & 1820 A satire on the fashion victims of the day, including various hideous hats. Date: 1819 - 1820

Background imageSpurs Collection: Full battle armor for knight and horse, mid 16th century

Full battle armor for knight and horse, mid 16th century.. Chromolithograph from Jakob Heinrich von Hefner-Altenecks Costumes, Artworks and Appliances from the Middle Ages to the 17th Century

Background imageSpurs Collection: Anti-German cartoon, Made in Germany, WW1

Anti-German cartoon, Made in Germany, WW1
Made in Germany, an anti-German First World War cartoon, showing a long-legged Kaiser Wilhelm II running from France to Germany with a flask of wine

Background imageSpurs Collection: The Presenting of the Spurs, Coronation 1953

The Presenting of the Spurs, Coronation 1953
The Lord Great Chamberlain presents the Golden Spurs of Chivalry to Queen Elizabeth II. Date: 1953

Background imageSpurs Collection: Two boys on horseback playing Cowboys and Indians

Two boys on horseback playing Cowboys and Indians. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageSpurs Collection: London Trade Card - John Brailsford, Cutler

London Trade Card - John Brailsford, Cutler, St Martins Court, Leicester Fields. 18th century

Background imageSpurs Collection: Middle Ages. Latvia. Footwear. Riga. 12th-13th century

Middle Ages. Latvia. Footwear. Riga. 12th-13th century
Middle Ages. Baltic area. Latvia. Footwear. Riga. 12th-13th century. Booties, baby shoes, spurs for ice. Museum of History and Navigation. Riga. Latvia

Background imageSpurs Collection: English Costume 1400

English Costume 1400
Man: buskins, doublet with sleeve apertures, pouch & dagger, brimless hat. Women: cote-hardie, ermine trimmed sideless surcoat, houppelande Headdresses: horned, padded V Date: 1400

Background imageSpurs Collection: Sir Thomas Kelly-Kenny

Sir Thomas Kelly-Kenny
An English country gentleman wears a brown checked jacket & matching waistcoat, jodhpurs, high black riding boots with spurs, brown leather gloves, a bowler hat & cane. Date: 1901



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