Heavy Horses

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Black and white photograph, copy negative, showing a horse pulling a sledge over the snowy road. Taken in Cortachy, Angus, in the winter or early spring of 1947.

Black and white photograph, copy negative, showing a horse pulling a sledge over the snowy road. Taken in Cortachy, Angus, in the winter or early spring of 1947.

Black and white copy negative.  Shows the conductor and driver, John Brown, standing beside their horse-drawn tram at Leith, Midlothian, c. 1871

Black and white copy negative. Shows the conductor and driver, John Brown, standing beside their horse-drawn tram at Leith, Midlothian, c. 1871

Black and white copy negative showing William Morrison driving a horse-drawn Bisset binder at West Park Farm, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, in the 1940s.

Black and white copy negative showing William Morrison driving a horse-drawn Bisset binder at West Park Farm, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, in the 1940s.

Textile sample of Turkey red dyed and printed cotton with a hand block printed image of a man, possibly the Duke of Wellington, wearing a top hat and riding a horse. This image is surrounded by a laurel wreath decoration. Part of the Turkey Red Collection, A.1962.1266.1 - A.1962.1266.78, with subdivisions, totalling c. 40,000 items: Scottish, Dunbartonshire, possibly by Archibald Orr Ewing and Co., c. 1845

Textile sample of Turkey red dyed and printed cotton with a hand block printed image of a man, possibly the Duke of Wellington, wearing a top hat and riding a horse. This image is surrounded by a laurel wreath decoration. Part of the Turkey Red Collection, A.1962.1266.1 - A.1962.1266.78, with subdivisions, totalling c. 40,000 items: Scottish, Dunbartonshire, possibly by Archibald Orr Ewing and Co., c. 1845

Woodblock depicting a man on a horse and a person waving. One of a collection of woodblocks of illustrations used by W. & R. Chambers Ltd, 1840s - early 20th century.

Woodblock depicting a man on a horse and a person waving. One of a collection of woodblocks of illustrations used by W. & R. Chambers Ltd, 1840s - early 20th century.

Sheet from a colour woodblock print triptych, depicting Sama no Suke Mitsuharu resting with his horse by the shore of Lake Biwa: Japan, Edo, by Utagawa Kuniyoshi, 1847 - 1850

Sheet from a colour woodblock print triptych, depicting Sama no Suke Mitsuharu resting with his horse by the shore of Lake Biwa: Japan, Edo, by Utagawa Kuniyoshi, 1847 - 1850

Colour woodblock print from the series Gwaikoku jinbutsu zukushi (Series of peoples of foreign lands), depicting an American woman riding on a horse against a plain yellow background: Japan, by Utagawa Yoshitora, 1860 - 1861.

Colour woodblock print from the series Gwaikoku jinbutsu zukushi (Series of peoples of foreign lands), depicting an American woman riding on a horse against a plain yellow background: Japan, by Utagawa Yoshitora, 1860 - 1861.

Woodblock depicting a horse drawn plough, wood. One of a collection of woodblocks of illustrations used by W. & R. Chambers Ltd, 1840s - early 20th century

Woodblock depicting a horse drawn plough, wood. One of a collection of woodblocks of illustrations used by W. & R. Chambers Ltd, 1840s - early 20th century

Woodblock depicting a horse and fallen rider. One of a collection of woodblocks of illustrations used by W. & R. Chambers Ltd, 1840s - early 20th century.

Woodblock depicting a horse and fallen rider. One of a collection of woodblocks of illustrations used by W. & R. Chambers Ltd, 1840s - early 20th century.

Dagger handle shaped like a horse's head, light green jade inlaid with gold and precious stones: India, Mughal, 17th century

Dagger handle shaped like a horse's head, light green jade inlaid with gold and precious stones: India, Mughal, 17th century

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