Skip to main content

Rights Managed > Historic England > Historic Images > Famed Photographers > Katherine MacFee Collection (1902-1951)

Stow Horse Fair MCF01_02_1055

Stow Horse Fair MCF01_02_1055


Please Click On A License Option

Including museum use in video or interactive displays

A catalogue accompanying a museum exhibition

Non-retail leaflet or booklet accompanying a museum exhibtion

Website use at 72ppi up to 800x600 pixels

Exhibition, catalogue, non-retail promotional literature, interactive display and 800x600 pixel 72ppi website use accompanying a temporary exhibition

Exhibition, catalogue, non-retail promotional literature, interactive display and 800x600 pixel 72ppi website use accompanying a temporary exhibition

One-off use

Books, Magazines and Newspapers

Per programme/title for broadcast and other transmission media. (inc. TV, DVD, Video, web streaming, download, etc.) for period purchased.

per title, or webpage

All media now known or hereafter devised, per title

One Edition (printed and electronic) of a specific book title, magazine / newspaper issue number.

Per specific book title.

One Edition (printed and electronic) of a specific book title, magazine / newspaper issue number.

One Edition (printed and electronic) of a specific book title, magazine / newspaper issue number.

Per specific book title.

Per specific book title.

Per specific book title.

World rights, all languages for 5 years from this date

World rights, all languages for 10 years from this date

World rights, all languages in perpetuity

World rights, all languages including for TV, DVD, Video, web broadcast, download, listings, web and magazine articles and books for 5 years from this date.

World rights, all languages including for TV, DVD, Video, web broadcast, download, listings, web and magazine articles and books for 10 years from this date.

World rights, all languages including for TV, DVD, Video, web broadcast, download, listings, web and magazine articles and books in perpetuity.

Includes print media and online publication

Per programme/title: One country, one language for broadcast and other transmission media. (inc. TV, DVD, Video, web streaming, download, etc.) for period purchased.

Per programme/title: World rights, all languages for broadcast and other transmission media. (inc. TV, DVD, Video, web streaming, download, etc.) for period purchased.

Per programme/title: One country, one language for broadcast and other transmission media. (inc. TV, DVD, Video, web streaming, download, etc.).

Per programme/title: One country, one language for broadcast and other transmission media. (inc. TV, DVD, Video, web streaming, download, etc.).

Per programme/title: One country, one language for broadcast and other transmission media. (inc. TV, DVD, Video, web streaming, download, etc.).

Per programme/title: World rights, all languages for broadcast and other transmission media. (inc. TV, DVD, Video, web streaming, download, etc.).

Per programme/title: World rights, all languages for broadcast and other transmission media. (inc. TV, DVD, Video, web streaming, download, etc.).

Per programme/title: World rights, all languages for broadcast and other transmission media. (inc. TV, DVD, Video, web streaming, download, etc.).

Additional Information

Filename: mcf01_02_1055.jpg

Size: 6618 x 4982 (7.7MB)

Date: 4th November 2022

Source: Historic England

Credit: His toric England Archive

Source: His toric England Archive

Owner URL: https ://images .his toricenglands ervices .org.uk/

Job Title: Photographer

© Historic England Archive

We accept all major credit cards


Image Downloads
Photo Prints
Jigsaw Puzzles
Poster Prints
Canvas Prints
Fine Art Prints
Metal Prints
Home Decor


Historic England

Historic England Photo Prints and Wall Art

Stow Horse Fair MCF01_02_1055

FOSSE WAY, STOW-ON-THE-WOLD, COTSWOLD, GLOUCESTERSHIRE. A group of men looking at horses in a gypsy horse sale held on the main road at the Stow Horse Fair

Historic England is the public body that champions and protects England's historic places

Media ID 27968566

© Historic England Archive

1920s Animals Custom Gypsies People Trade And Commerce Tradition Travellers


FEATURES IN THESE COLLECTIONS

> Historic Images > Famed Photographers > Katherine MacFee Collection (1902-1951)

> The way we were > Leisure > Fairs and carnivals > Stow Horse Fair 1928


EDITORS COMMENTS
In this print captured by Katherine MacFee, we are transported back to the vibrant atmosphere of the Stow Horse Fair in the 1920s. The image showcases a significant moment during the fair as a group of men gather around, their eyes fixed on the majestic horses being showcased for sale. The scene unfolds on Fosse Way, one of the main roads in Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire. This annual event was not just about trade and commerce; it represented centuries-old customs and traditions that were deeply ingrained within gypsy culture. Gypsies and travelers would converge upon this historic town to showcase their prized horses, creating a spectacle that attracted both locals and visitors alike. As we delve into this snapshot frozen in time, we can almost hear the lively chatter and feel the excitement permeating through every corner. The men's expressions reveal their admiration for these magnificent creatures while contemplating potential purchases or simply marveling at their beauty. MacFee's skillful composition allows us to appreciate not only the people but also highlights how animals played an integral role in these gatherings. The horses themselves become central figures within this narrative - symbols of strength, freedom, and nomadic lifestyles. This remarkable photograph serves as a testament to our shared history and cultural diversity. It reminds us of an era when such fairs brought communities together while celebrating age-old customs that continue to shape our understanding of heritage today.

MADE IN THE USA
Safe Shipping with 30 Day Money Back Guarantee

FREE PERSONALISATION*
We are proud to offer a range of customisation features including Personalised Captions, Color Filters and Picture Zoom Tools

SECURE PAYMENTS
We happily accept a wide range of payment options so you can pay for the things you need in the way that is most convenient for you

* Options may vary by product and licensing agreement. Zoomed Pictures can be adjusted in the Basket.

lightbox add My Lightbox




Related Images


Bridge repairs 34110_035
Bridge repairs 34110_035
Pilchard Fishing in Cornwall using seine nets early 1900s
Pilchard Fishing in Cornwall using seine nets early 1900s
CM32 9871 Michael Hudson, Bugatti T35B
CM32 9871 Michael Hudson, Bugatti T35B
Two female switchboard operators connecting international calls (B&W)
Two female switchboard operators connecting international calls (B&W)
Arsenal vs Brighton & Hove Albion: Carabao Cup Clash at Emirates Stadium
Arsenal vs Brighton & Hove Albion: Carabao Cup Clash at Emirates Stadium
Arsenal's Kieran Tierney in Action against Brighton & Hove Albion in Carabao Cup Match
Arsenal's Kieran Tierney in Action against Brighton & Hove Albion in Carabao Cup Match
William Gallas (Arsenal)
William Gallas (Arsenal)
Michael Sweeney Kawasaki 2022 Classic Superbike Manx Grand Prix
Michael Sweeney Kawasaki 2022 Classic Superbike Manx Grand Prix
CM33 9631 Chris Ryan, MG B Le Mans
CM33 9631 Chris Ryan, MG B Le Mans
Magic Topper, rabbits peering out of top hats
Magic Topper, rabbits peering out of top hats
Thomas Partey Outpaces Jorginho: Arsenal vs. Chelsea, Premier League 2022-23
Thomas Partey Outpaces Jorginho: Arsenal vs. Chelsea, Premier League 2022-23
Arsenal vs FC Zurich: Kieran Tierney Clashes in UEFA Europa League Group A
Arsenal vs FC Zurich: Kieran Tierney Clashes in UEFA Europa League Group A