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George Tuberville, The Noble Art of Venerie or Hunting, 1611 - A royal picnic, p.91.

A picnic for Shakespeare's royal patron. Among the many engravings of huntsmen and their dogs that illustrate Turberville’s book of the chase, is this of the mid-day break for a meal with wine, ...

George Tuberville, The Noble Art of Venerie or Hunting, 1611 - p. 35.

Hunting with dogs as in Shakespeare's plays. Turberville’s handbook covers the training of dogs for hunting deer or hare. The woodcut illustrations show the kind of hunt Shakespeare would have ...

George Tuberville, The Noble Art of Venerie or Hunting, 1611 - title page.

The care of hunting dogs in Shakespeare's time. Turberville’s handbook was popular in Queen Elizabeth’s time and was reprinted after James I succeeded her on the English throne. The care ...

Giovanni Boccaccio, The Modell of witt [Decameron Book 1], 1625 - title page, p.A2r.

Italian stories provide source material Giovanni Boccaccio is known chiefly for Decameron, which was written in 1353. This is a collection of a hundred tales told by ten people who have taken refuge ...

Hare and Hounds

This is an oil painting of a hunting scene on a japanned tin tray. It was painted by an artist of the English Provincial School and dates from about 1860. Size of tray Height 548mm, Width 708mm.

Hillmorton. Upper Street

The Red Lion Inn, Hillmorton, with Phipps mentioned on the sign. Group of children standing in the road outside. 1900s

Hunningham. Red Lion with drinkers outside

Three men drinking outside The Red Lion, Hunningham. Terrier dog. 1930s

Infirmary for Dogs Receipt

A receipt for Mrs Hamilton Davis for services at The Infirmary for Dogs at Clarendon Street, Leamington Spa, dated 1896.

Leamington Spa. Children

One boy with bicycle, two girls with sailor collars with their dog by ornate barred gateway, Leamington Spa. 1900s

Leamington Spa. Priest with pony and dog

Roman Catholic priest with his pony and boxer dog, possibly outside the presbytery at St Peter's Church, Leamington Spa. 1900s

Long Itchington. School group

Long Itchington, class photo with a dog in the centre. c.1930

Mercy, daughter of the 5th Earl and Countess of Warwick

A photographic portrait of Mercy and dog. Mercy was born in1904. She was the daughter of Francis, 5th Earl of Warwick, and Frances Evelyn (or 'Daisy'), his wife and Countess.

Napton on the Hill. Oxford Canal

Canal at Napton, showing liftbridge. Boys fishing off the bridge, one has a dog/rabbit? 1910s [The lad has a dog - its not likely to be a rabbit!]

Nell the Rat Hunter

This is an oil painting on canvas depicting a dog rat-catching with two men in a country setting. In the bottom left corner is an inscription which reads 'by Jno. Whitehead 1852' and there is also a ...

Nuneaton. Iliffe's horse and groom

Mr Iliffe's horse & groom. Possibly Mr Iliffe, a dispensing chemist of The Market Place, Nuneaton ( Kelly's 1904). 1900s

Nuneaton. Lady with dogs

A woman seated in a walled garden with two dogs at her feet and two cats lying under tree, Nuneaton. 1900s

Nuneaton. Mr. W. Johnson, M.P.

Mr. W. Johnson, M.P. for Nuneaton, 1906-1918. 1910

Nuneaton. Sam Robbins' prize-winning donkey

Sam Robbins' Cycle Manufacturer, Second Gate prize-winning donkey, Nuneaton. 1910s