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Farming Collection

"Farming: A Timeless Connection to the Land and Animals" Step back in time as shire horses gracefully plough the fields of Derbyshire, England

Background imageFarming Collection: Horse Drawn Haymaking

Horse Drawn Haymaking
Turning the hay using a a pony- drawn reaper, near Reigate, Surrey

Background imageFarming Collection: Two women milking cows in a field, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Late 1800s

Two women milking cows in a field, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Late 1800s
A stereoscopic view of two women milking cows in a field in the St Just in Penwith area. Three farm buildings are in the background. It is possible that the cows being milked are Welsh Blacks

Background imageFarming Collection: Horses pulling the plough

Horses pulling the plough
Two heavy horses, pull a farmers plough through a newly cut cornfield. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imageFarming Collection: Ploughing with shire horses, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Ploughing with shire horses, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageFarming Collection: Belted Galloway - two cows in a field used for grazing a wild flower meadow - Wiltshire - England

Belted Galloway - two cows in a field used for grazing a wild flower meadow - Wiltshire - England - UK
DK-285 Belted Galloway - two cows in a field used for grazing a wild flower meadow Wiltshire - England - UK David Kilbey Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only

Background imageFarming Collection: Highland Cattle - chewing on grass - Norfolk grazing marsh - UK

Highland Cattle - chewing on grass - Norfolk grazing marsh - UK
FEU-803 Highland Cattle - chewing on grass Norfolk grazing marsh - UK Geoff du Feu Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageFarming Collection: Scottish Highland Cow - standing on snow wearing Christmas hat

Scottish Highland Cow - standing on snow wearing Christmas hat. Digital Manipulation: Hat (Su) falling snow
USH-5065-M Scottish Highland Cow - standing on snow wearing Christmas hat. Bos taurus Duncan Usher Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageFarming Collection: Fairfield Church, Romney Marsh N060981

Fairfield Church, Romney Marsh N060981
FAIRFIELD CHURCH, Romney Marsh, Kent. View of the footbridge looking across the meadow towards Fairfield Church at sunset

Background imageFarming Collection: Highland Cow with Calf - Calf seeking contact mother-cow, on meadow. Lower Saxony, Germany

Highland Cow with Calf - Calf seeking contact mother-cow, on meadow. Lower Saxony, Germany
USH-1463 Highland Cow with Calf - Calf seeks contact from mother. Lower Saxony, Germany. Duncan Usher Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only

Background imageFarming Collection: Mourne Mountains and Mt. Slieve Bearnagh, County Down, Northern Ireland, Ireland, Great Britain

Mourne Mountains and Mt. Slieve Bearnagh, County Down, Northern Ireland, Ireland, Great Britain, Europe

Background imageFarming Collection: Herdwick Sheep and Shepherd

Herdwick Sheep and Shepherd Date:

Background imageFarming Collection: A pair of working Shire Horses & Farmer

A pair of working Shire Horses & Farmer
A pair of working Shire Horses, Farmer and Collie dog. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imageFarming Collection: Shire horse team during Ploughing Match

Shire horse team during Ploughing Match
A team of white Shire horses competing in a ploughing match. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imageFarming Collection: Cuts of beef

Cuts of beef. Computer artwork illustrating primal and subprimal cuts of beef and their names. Primal cuts (shown with black dotted lines), are large areas of muscle sold to wholesale meat retailers

Background imageFarming Collection: Cow - Highland Cattle

Cow - Highland Cattle
USH-495 CATTLE, Highland cow Bos taurus sp. Duncan Usher Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageFarming Collection: MIGRANT MOTHER, 1936. Florence Thompson, a 32-year-old migrant worker and mother of seven

MIGRANT MOTHER, 1936. Florence Thompson, a 32-year-old migrant worker and mother of seven, with her children in a camp for migrant workers in Nipomo, California, 1936

Background imageFarming Collection: Black Aberdeen Angus calf suckling, with cow, Caithness, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe

Black Aberdeen Angus calf suckling, with cow, Caithness, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageFarming Collection: Alpaca

Alpaca
PM-10661 Alpaca Vicugna pacos Pat Morris Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in anyway

Background imageFarming Collection: Highland cow

Highland cow (Bos taurus) rubbing its chin on a stile

Background imageFarming Collection: Shire Horses pull the plough

Shire Horses pull the plough
A team of two white shire horses pull a light plough across a field of recently cut corn. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imageFarming Collection: Scottish Highland cattle -Bos primigenius f. taurus- calf, Allgaeu, Bavaria, Germany, Europe

Scottish Highland cattle -Bos primigenius f. taurus- calf, Allgaeu, Bavaria, Germany, Europe

Background imageFarming Collection: Sunrise at the White Horse, Uffington, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Sunrise at the White Horse, Uffington, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageFarming Collection: View across farmland towards distant fells, looking towards Pendle Hill, Clitheroe

View across farmland towards distant fells, looking towards Pendle Hill, Clitheroe, Forest of Bowland, Lancashire, England, November

Background imageFarming Collection: Thornholme Priory J890422

Thornholme Priory J890422
THORNHOLME PRIORY, Humberside. Gatehouse and west precinct as it may have been in mid-14th century by Judith Dobie (English Heritage Graphics Team)

Background imageFarming Collection: Gloucester Old Spot Pig JD 1761 © John Daniels / ARDEA LONDON

Gloucester Old Spot Pig JD 1761 © John Daniels / ARDEA LONDON
JD-1761 PIG - Gloucester Old Spot Pig, side profile in farmyard, UK John Daniels Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageFarming Collection: Donkey - Braying

Donkey - Braying
WAT-8519 Donkey - braying Rhone, France M. Watson Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageFarming Collection: Sheep - grazing before the Henry Moore sculpture King & Queen Glenkiln Estate Sculpture Park

Sheep - grazing before the Henry Moore sculpture King & Queen Glenkiln Estate Sculpture Park
SG-20158 Sheep - grazing before the Henry Moore sculpture King & Queen Glenkiln Estate Sculpture Park, overlooking the Glenkiln reservoir, Dumfries

Background imageFarming Collection: Friesian cow a067430

Friesian cow a067430
A friesian cow tethered to a mobile parking meter in a farmyard. Photograph by John Gay; date range 1964-1974

Background imageFarming Collection: Pink Floyd Inflatable Flying Pig at Battersea Power Station in London during filming of

Pink Floyd Inflatable Flying Pig at Battersea Power Station in London during filming of pop video promo. December 1976

Background imageFarming Collection: PIG - Piglet sitting wearing a police hat

PIG - Piglet sitting wearing a police hat
JD-23487 PIG - Piglet sitting wearing a police hat John Daniels Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in anyway

Background imageFarming Collection: Combine harvester off-loading grain

Combine harvester off-loading grain
Combine harvester. Combine harvester off-loading grain to a tractor. The harvester has a paddlewheel on its front which turns and pushes the crop against a cutting bar

Background imageFarming Collection: Ploughing a field

Ploughing a field
A farmer operating a hand plough, pulled by a team of two white horses. Watercolour painting by Raymond Sheppard

Background imageFarming Collection: St. Catherines Point Lighthouse, Isle of Wight, England, United Kingdom, Europe

St. Catherines Point Lighthouse, Isle of Wight, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageFarming Collection: Tamworth Pig Piglets in bucket

Tamworth Pig Piglets in bucket
JD-16980 PIG - Tamworth piglets in straw John Daniels Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageFarming Collection: Farmer Baird has shifted his farm from Auchinleck, Ayrshire, to Andover by rail

Farmer Baird has shifted his farm from Auchinleck, Ayrshire, to Andover by rail. Twelve hours after leaving Auchinleck the train stopped at Kentish Town, the cows unloaded and milked

Background imageFarming Collection: Sheep below Black Mountain, Llanddeusant, Brecon Beacons National Park, Carmarthenshire

Sheep below Black Mountain, Llanddeusant, Brecon Beacons National Park, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageFarming Collection: Aberdeen Angus Bull - in winter, Lower Saxony, Germany

Aberdeen Angus Bull - in winter, Lower Saxony, Germany
USH-3916 Aberdeen Angus Bull - in winter Lower Saxony, Germany Duncan Usher Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageFarming Collection: Suffolk Sheep

Suffolk Sheep
JD-1644 SUFFOLK SHEEP - PAIR Suffolk, UK John Daniels Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageFarming Collection: Highland Cattle - chewing on grass - Norfolk grazing marsh - UK

Highland Cattle - chewing on grass - Norfolk grazing marsh - UK
FEU-802 Highland Cattle - chewing on grass Norfolk grazing marsh - UK Geoff du Feu Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageFarming Collection: Shorthorn Cattle - cow & calf

Shorthorn Cattle - cow & calf
JD-3788 Shorthorn Cattle - cow & calf John Daniels Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageFarming Collection: Cattle - small herd of Dexter cows and orphan lambs in small field Cotswolds UK

Cattle - small herd of Dexter cows and orphan lambs in small field Cotswolds UK
MAB-416 Cattle - small herd of Dexter cows and orphan lambs in small field Cotswolds UK Mark Boulton Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only

Background imageFarming Collection: Sheep - Cross Breds in snow. Herefordshire, UK

Sheep - Cross Breds in snow. Herefordshire, UK
AEB-1778 Sheep - Cross Breeds in snow Herefordshire, UK Elizabeth Bomford Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageFarming Collection: Fowlers Steam Engine

Fowlers Steam Engine
Fowlers patent engine and windlass for steam-ploughing

Background imageFarming Collection: Millet Gleaners

Millet Gleaners
Glaneurs gleaning the corn field after the crop has been stored

Background imageFarming Collection: Kenilworth Castle J900445

Kenilworth Castle J900445
KENILWORTH CASTLE, Warwickshire. A view from the south with cattle / cows grazing in the foreground

Background imageFarming Collection: Aerial view of the famous White Horse below Bratton Camp

Aerial view of the famous White Horse below Bratton Camp, an Iron Age hillfort near Westbury, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageFarming Collection: Dorset Hay Wain

Dorset Hay Wain
A farmer leading a horse-drawn hay cart (or hay wain) in a country lane in Dorset, England. Date: early 1940s

Background imageFarming Collection: Findon Fair, view of the long furlong near Findon, 14 September 1935

Findon Fair, view of the long furlong near Findon, 14 September 1935
The sheep are being driven from Angmering over the Downs to Findon Photograph by George Garland Garland Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref No: Garland N12007




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"Farming: A Timeless Connection to the Land and Animals" Step back in time as shire horses gracefully plough the fields of Derbyshire, England, in a scene reminiscent of Jean Francois Millet's iconic painting "The Angelus. " These majestic creatures, with their immense strength and gentle nature, embody the essence of traditional farming. From the picturesque Mourne Mountains in County Down, Northern Ireland, to the rolling hills of Wiltshire in England's Great Britain, Europe is adorned with breathtaking landscapes where horses tirelessly pull ploughs through fertile soil. Their rhythmic movements create symphonies that echo across these ancient lands. In harmony with nature's tapestry lies a field grazed by Belted Galloway cows. Here they roam freely amidst wildflowers blooming abundantly. This idyllic scene showcases how they are coexist harmoniously with wildlife preservation. Further north on Norfolk grazing marshes stands another emblematic creature - Highland Cattle. With their long horns and thick coats blending seamlessly into the landscape, they chew contentedly on grass while contributing to sustainable land management practices. Amongst flocks of Herdwick Sheep guided by skilled shepherds across vast meadows lies an unbreakable bond between man and animal. The shepherd's watchful eye ensures their well-being while preserving centuries-old traditions passed down through generations. Across borders into Lower Saxony, Germany, we find a heartwarming sight - a Highland Cow nurturing her calf on a lush meadow. The calf seeks comfort from its mother as it learns about life within this serene environment. Even during festive times like Christmas, Scottish Highland Cows stand tall against snowy landscapes donning whimsical hats through digital manipulation. This playful image reminds us that farming encompasses both hard work and moments of joyous celebration. As we delve deeper into this diverse world of agriculture, Gloucester Old Spot Pigs make an appearance – JD 1761, a testament to the enduring legacy of farming.