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Background imageTame Collection: Zebra-drawn trap of Lord Walter Rothschild

Zebra-drawn trap of Lord Walter Rothschild
Rothschild broke in and trained several zebras to pull a trap, which he memorably used to visit Buckingham Palace in 1898 Date: 1898

Background imageTame Collection: Circus scene. Illustration by G鲡rd Laplau (1938-2009)

Circus scene. Illustration by G鲡rd Laplau (1938-2009)
Circus scene. Illustration by G鲡 rd Laplau (1938-2009). Naive art. Painting

Background imageTame Collection: Sealyham Riding a Sheep

Sealyham Riding a Sheep
Jimmie, a tame sheep belonging to Mr V. Payne, a garage proprietor of West Malling, Kent, takes its Sealyham doggy friend for piggy backs ! Date: 19 February 1937

Background imageTame Collection: Odysseus & Tame Animals

Odysseus & Tame Animals
Odysseus and his men are amazed by a group of strangely tame wild animals - a lion licks Eurylochuss foot. Circe has cast a spell on them

Background imageTame Collection: Saint Francis and the Wolf of Gubbio

Saint Francis and the Wolf of Gubbio
Saint Francis of Assisi befriends the Wolf of Gubbio, who has been terrorising and killing the townspeople, and obtains a promise that it will do no more harm. Date: circa 1205

Background imageTame Collection: Taming horse. Roman painting. Domus. 4th C. Merida (Augusta

Taming horse. Roman painting. Domus. 4th C. Merida (Augusta
Taming horse. Roman painting. Domus. 4th C. From Merida(Augusta Emerita). National Museum of Roman art. Merida. Spain

Background imageTame Collection: Feeding the Pigeons on steps of St. Pauls Cathedral, London

Feeding the Pigeons on steps of St. Pauls Cathedral, London. Date: 1925

Background imageTame Collection: Illustration by Cecil Aldin, terrier and pig

Illustration by Cecil Aldin, terrier and pig
Illustration by Cecil Aldin -- a terrier and a domesticated pig named Peter running side by side across a farmyard in response to a whistle. Date: 1927

Background imageTame Collection: Fishing with Cormorants

Fishing with Cormorants
Fishing using cormorants in China

Background imageTame Collection: Yogi and Peacock

Yogi and Peacock
A yogi who keeps a tame peacock

Background imageTame Collection: Russo-Japanese War - Propaganda - The Caged Russian Bear

Russo-Japanese War - Propaganda - The Caged Russian Bear
A spectacular Russo-Japanese War propaganda postcard - The Caged Russian Bear peered at by Japanese children, women and soldiers in uniform. Date: circa 1905

Background imageTame Collection: Callisto, daughter of Lycaon, was beloved by Jupiter, who placed her among the stars as the Great

Callisto, daughter of Lycaon, was beloved by Jupiter, who placed her among the stars as the Great Bear. Artistic, figurative impression of the Great Bear showing an elegant woman holding a polar

Background imageTame Collection: Cheetah on bullock cart with handler, India, c. 1860 s

Cheetah on bullock cart with handler, India, c. 1860 s
Tame cheetah on bullock cart with handler, India, c.1860 s

Background imageTame Collection: Placing a bear in charge of the flock of sheep! Ax-les-Thermes - a commune in the

Placing a bear in charge of the flock of sheep! Ax-les-Thermes - a commune in the Arige department in the Occitanie region of south-western France. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageTame Collection: Laramie, Wyoming, USA - Black Bear Waffles

Laramie, Wyoming, USA - Black Bear Waffles
Summit Tavern on the Lincoln Highway (elevation 8835ft) - Laramie, Wyoming, USA - Black Bear Waffles - a Local celebrity! Date: circa 1930s

Background imageTame Collection: A pair of donkeys on the beach. Date: 1954

A pair of donkeys on the beach. Date: 1954

Background imageTame Collection: 1930s press print - girl at zoo with bear on chain

1930s press print - girl at zoo with bear on chain
1930s press print - girl at zoo playing with tame bear on chain

Background imageTame Collection: Claire Heliot, lion tamer

Claire Heliot, lion tamer
Madame Claire Heliot, renowned female lion tamer with one of her dangerous pets at the time she was wowing audiences at the London Hippodrome

Background imageTame Collection: Armourer at Belize

Armourer at Belize
Foxy-Golfs tame armourer and 2/ic contemplating the Armourers alphabet: A: I m an armourer, B: I m an armourer, C: I m an armourer, etc. etc. Date: 1990

Background imageTame Collection: Secretary bird, Sagittarius serpentarius

Secretary bird, Sagittarius serpentarius, wild and tame canaries, Serinus canaria. Handcoloured steel engraving by du Casse after an illustration by Adolph Fries from Felix-Edouard Guerin-Menevilles

Background imageTame Collection: Method of catching wild elephants using lassos in Burma

Method of catching wild elephants using lassos in Burma. Adapted from an illustration in Michael Symes Account of an Embassy to the Kingdom of Ava

Background imageTame Collection: Cowboys tying an outlaw horse, 101 Ranch, Oklahoma, USA

Cowboys tying an outlaw horse, 101 Ranch, Oklahoma, USA. Date: 1908

Background imageTame Collection: FABLE / LION IN LOVE

FABLE / LION IN LOVE
THE LION IN LOVE He must agree to let his teeth be plucked out and his claws cut off. Date: circa 1870

Background imageTame Collection: Branwen, Daughter of Llyr

Branwen, Daughter of Llyr, the subject of a legend from medieval Welsh literature, the Mabinogi. Branwen is married off to a cruel Irish king; she tames a starling

Background imageTame Collection: Black girl with tamed ostrich, Holy Land

Black girl with tamed ostrich, Holy Land. Date: 1920s

Background imageTame Collection: Smooth otter - tame animal living in Labuk Bay

Smooth otter - tame animal living in Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary (Lutra (Lutrogale) perspicillata). Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia; June

Background imageTame Collection: Young female Proboscis monkey, wild but relatively

Young female Proboscis monkey, wild but relatively tame, came with its pack from surrounding rainforest to feed at Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary (Nasalis larvatus)

Background imageTame Collection: Young female Proboscis monkey (called Adi by sanctuary

Young female Proboscis monkey (called Adi by sanctuary keepers), wild but relatively tame, came with its pack to feed at Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary from rainforest and hangs around

Background imageTame Collection: Lieutenant Rimington - breaker & teacher of Army horses, WW1

Lieutenant Rimington - breaker & teacher of Army horses, WW1
Lt. Mike Rimington, late of the 37th Lancers, seen breaking unruly and vicious horses for the British Army at the Underdale Hall Remount Department near Shrewsbury in 1916

Background imageTame Collection: Group of Algerian men and tame Lion

Group of Algerian men and tame Lion
Group of Algerian men and tamed Lion, with a chain lead. The caption reads: A reassuring little partner

Background imageTame Collection: Scene from Shakespeares Taming of the Shrew

Scene from Shakespeares Taming of the Shrew
A scene from Shakespeares comedy, The Taming of the Shrew (Act IV, Scene i), in which Petruchio insists that the food isn t good enough for poor hungry Kate to eat

Background imageTame Collection: Man feeding a sparrow in a park

Man feeding a sparrow in a park
Unusual Friends - smartly dressed man feeding a sparrow in a park. 1950s

Background imageTame Collection: Fishing with cormorants - China

Fishing with cormorants - China. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageTame Collection: Settler with tame waterbuck, East Africa

Settler with tame waterbuck, East Africa. 1919

Background imageTame Collection: The pet of a French rest camp: a tame stag

The pet of a French rest camp: a tame stag. 1916

Background imageTame Collection: Leaflet design, Imperial Airways

Leaflet design, Imperial Airways -- Send your pets and livestock by air, the best and kindest way -- The British Air Line. circa 1930s

Background imageTame Collection: Miss Orford and her performing elephant

Miss Orford and her performing elephant
Capability and docility. Miss Orford performing with her elephants in Vienna. Date: 1910

Background imageTame Collection: Cavendish Road School for Deaf Children, Balham

Cavendish Road School for Deaf Children, Balham
The London School Boards Cavendish Road School for Deaf, Balham, south London - a clay modelling class. The boy at the end of the table holds tame rat, used as a model. Date: early 1900s

Background imageTame Collection: Girl and Baby Bear

Girl and Baby Bear
This adorable bear, born at the Paris zoo only a few months ago, is so tame that children are allowed to play with him. They much prefer him to a stuffed teddy bear! Date: early 1930s

Background imageTame Collection: A French wolf charmer

A French wolf charmer
The Wolf-Charmer -- le meneur de loups -- a folklore figure of rural France who is able to tame and control a pack of wolves. Date: 19th century

Background imageTame Collection: Monkey mascot steals enemy flag, WW1

Monkey mascot steals enemy flag, WW1
The exploits of Bebe, the pet monkey of an Italian officer who brought back the Austrian flag from the enemy trenches, snatching it

Background imageTame Collection: The Monkeys on Gibraltars Rock by Matania

The Monkeys on Gibraltars Rock by Matania
The famous wild monkeys on the rock of Gibraltar, who were more visible than usual in the spring of 1914. As observed by the Spheres special artist, Fortunino Matania. Date: 1914

Background imageTame Collection: Goldie Fraser with tame Magpie Sammy

Goldie Fraser with tame Magpie Sammy at Cosawes Caravan Park in 1950 s. Date: 1950s

Background imageTame Collection: Gays Lion Farm, El Monte, California, USA

Gays Lion Farm, El Monte, California, USA, showing Mrs Gay feeding the lion cub Bamboola with milk from a bottle. Date: 20th century

Background imageTame Collection: Joseph Chamberlain as a Lion Tamer

Joseph Chamberlain as a Lion Tamer, taming his various opponents and enemies, named as the Radicals, the opposition Press and the Boer African Lion (bearing a suspicious likeness to Paul Kruger)

Background imageTame Collection: Tame working elephants bathing - Sri Lanka

Tame working elephants bathing - Sri Lanka Date: 1937

Background imageTame Collection: Pigeons: Antwerp, Dragon

Pigeons: Antwerp, Dragon. Illustration from John Matthews Eaton, A treatise on the art of breeding and managing, tame, domesticated and fancy pigeons. Date: 1858

Background imageTame Collection: Montage depicting various Australian sports

Montage depicting various Australian sports with animals, including horses, kangaroos and emu. circa 1883



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