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Background imageCaptive Collection: Captive Andromache, c1886. Artist: Frederic Leighton

Captive Andromache, c1886. Artist: Frederic Leighton
Captive Andromache, c1886. Painting housed in the City of Manchester Art Galleries, Manchester. From The Worlds Greatest Paintings, edited by T. Leman Hare. [Odhams Press Ltd, London, 1934]

Background imageCaptive Collection: Buffoons in a Village, 1857. Artist: Francois Nicolas Riss

Buffoons in a Village, 1857. Artist: Francois Nicolas Riss
Buffoons in a Village, 1857. Riss, Francois Nicolas (1804-1886). Found in the collection of the State V. Tropinin-Museum, Moscow

Background imageCaptive Collection: Exeter Change, Westminster

Exeter Change, Westminster
Interior view of Politos Royal Menagerie, Exeter Change, Strand, Westminster, London, 1812

Background imageCaptive Collection: Christ before Caiaphas, plate 4 from The Passion of Christ, 1597. Creator: Hendrik Goltzius

Christ before Caiaphas, plate 4 from The Passion of Christ, 1597. Creator: Hendrik Goltzius
Christ before Caiaphas, plate 4 from The Passion of Christ, 1597

Background imageCaptive Collection: The Young Captive, 1832. Creator: Ary Scheffer

The Young Captive, 1832. Creator: Ary Scheffer
The Young Captive, 1832

Background imageCaptive Collection: The newly-imported African elephant at the Gardens of the Zoological Society, Regent's Park, 1865

The newly-imported African elephant at the Gardens of the Zoological Society, Regent's Park, 1865. Creator: Pearson
The newly-imported African elephant at the Gardens of the Zoological Society, Regent's Park, [London], 1865....no example of the African species has been previously exhibited...[here], nor

Background imageCaptive Collection: The War in New Zealand: Maori prisoners...waiting to be placed on board H.M.S. Pioneer, 1864

The War in New Zealand: Maori prisoners...waiting to be placed on board H.M.S. Pioneer, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The War in New Zealand: Maori prisoners from Rangariri waiting to be placed on board H.M.S. Pioneer, 1864. View of...the marching down of the prisoners, about 180 in number

Background imageCaptive Collection: German prisoners, France, between c1915 and 1918. Creator: Bain News Service

German prisoners, France, between c1915 and 1918. Creator: Bain News Service
German prisoners, France, between c1915 and 1918. German prisoners of war in France during World War I

Background imageCaptive Collection: German prisoners, between c1915 and 1918. Creator: Bain News Service

German prisoners, between c1915 and 1918. Creator: Bain News Service
German prisoners, between c1915 and 1918. German prisoners of war behind barbed wire fence during World War I

Background imageCaptive Collection: Austrian prisoners of war near a barrack, [near Kiappeselga], 1915

Austrian prisoners of war near a barrack, [near Kiappeselga], 1915. Creator: Sergey Mikhaylovich Prokudin-Gorsky
Austrian prisoners of war near a barrack, [near Kiappeselga], 1915. Austro-Hungarian Prisoners of War In the early years of the First World War

Background imageCaptive Collection: The chimpanzee and the ourang-outang at the Zoological Society's Gardens, Regent's Park, 1864

The chimpanzee and the ourang-outang at the Zoological Society's Gardens, Regent's Park, 1864. Creator: Pearson
The chimpanzee and the ourang-outang at the Zoological Society's Gardens, Regent's Park, 1864. The new monkey-house lately erected now contains specimens of both of the best known species of

Background imageCaptive Collection: Indian rebel, Zahoor-ool-Hoosein, recently captured, 1862. Creator: Unknown

Indian rebel, Zahoor-ool-Hoosein, recently captured, 1862. Creator: Unknown
Indian rebel, Zahoor-ool-Hoosein, recently captured, 1862. Engraving from a photograph...taken at Poona by Lieutenant-Colonel I. D

Background imageCaptive Collection: Recent additions to the Zoological Society's Collection, Regent's Park, 1864. Creator: Pearson

Recent additions to the Zoological Society's Collection, Regent's Park, 1864. Creator: Pearson
Recent additions to the Zoological Society's Collection, Regent's Park, [London], 1864. The Brazilian monkey (Pithecia Satanas) is from the banks of the Amazon

Background imageCaptive Collection: Recent additions to the Zoological Society's Collection, Regent's Park, 1864. Creator: Pearson

Recent additions to the Zoological Society's Collection, Regent's Park, 1864. Creator: Pearson
Recent additions to the Zoological Society's Collection, Regent's Park, [London], 1864. @the oppossum (Didelphys virginidux)

Background imageCaptive Collection: Recent additions to the Zoological Society's Collection, Regent's Park, 1864. Creator: Pearson

Recent additions to the Zoological Society's Collection, Regent's Park, 1864. Creator: Pearson
Recent additions to the Zoological Society's Collection, Regent's Park, 1864. These have all been imported from various parts of the American continent

Background imageCaptive Collection: The Galago, brought by Dr. Livingstone from South Africa for the Zoological Society's... 1864

The Galago, brought by Dr. Livingstone from South Africa for the Zoological Society's... 1864. Creator: Pearson
The Galago, brought by Dr. Livingstone from South Africa for the Zoological Society's Gardens, Regent's Park, 1864

Background imageCaptive Collection: Mode of capturing wild elephants in Ceylon: taming a wild elephant, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Mode of capturing wild elephants in Ceylon: taming a wild elephant, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Mode of capturing wild elephants in Ceylon: taming a wild elephant, 1864. Engraving of a photograph...of the great elephant-catching expedition to a place called Ebbewellepittia...so as to afford

Background imageCaptive Collection: Mode of capturing wild elephants in Ceylon: an elephant noosed, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Mode of capturing wild elephants in Ceylon: an elephant noosed, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Mode of capturing wild elephants in Ceylon: an elephant noosed, 1864. Engraving of a photograph...of the great elephant-catching expedition to a place called Ebbewellepittia...so as to afford

Background imageCaptive Collection: Mode of capturing wild elephants in Ceylon: herd of wild elephants, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Mode of capturing wild elephants in Ceylon: herd of wild elephants, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Mode of capturing wild elephants in Ceylon: herd of wild elephants, 1864. Engraving of a photograph...of the great elephant-catching expedition to a place called Ebbewellepittia...so as to afford

Background imageCaptive Collection: Mode of capturing wild elephants in Ceylon: testing the rope, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Mode of capturing wild elephants in Ceylon: testing the rope, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Mode of capturing wild elephants in Ceylon: testing the rope, 1864. Engraving of a photograph...of the great elephant-catching expedition to a place called Ebbewellepittia...so as to afford

Background imageCaptive Collection: The Hornbills, in the Gardens of the Zoological Society, Regent's Park, 1864. Creator: Pearson

The Hornbills, in the Gardens of the Zoological Society, Regent's Park, 1864. Creator: Pearson
The Hornbills, in the Gardens of the Zoological Society, Regent's Park, 1864. We lately mentioned that Mr. Thompson, the head keeper of the Zoological Society's Gardens in Regent's Park

Background imageCaptive Collection: The Red-breasted Goose at the Zoological Society's Gardens, Regent's Park, 1858. Creator: Unknown

The Red-breasted Goose at the Zoological Society's Gardens, Regent's Park, 1858. Creator: Unknown
The Red-breasted Goose at the Zoological Society's Gardens, Regent's Park, 1858. The red-breasted Goose (Bernicla ruficollis)

Background imageCaptive Collection: Return of the Prince of Wales from India: Life on Board the Serapis - Tiger and Cheetals...1876

Return of the Prince of Wales from India: Life on Board the Serapis - Tiger and Cheetals...1876. Creator: L.B
Return of the Prince of Wales from India: Life on Board the Serapis - Tiger and Cheetals, from a sketch by an officer of the Serapis, 1876

Background imageCaptive Collection: The Prince's Voyage Home from India...Himalayan Black Bear and tailless dog...1876. Creator: W. J. P

The Prince's Voyage Home from India...Himalayan Black Bear and tailless dog...1876. Creator: W. J. P
The Prince's Voyage Home from India: life on board the Serapis: Himalayan Black Bear and tailless dogs, from a sketch by an officer of the Serapis, 1876

Background imageCaptive Collection: Single Leaf of a Battle Scene from the Baburnamah, late 10th century AH/AD 16th century

Single Leaf of a Battle Scene from the Baburnamah, late 10th century AH/AD 16th century. Creator: Unknown
Single Leaf of a Battle Scene from the Baburnamah, late 10th century AH/AD 16th century. This battle scene comes from an illustrated Baburnamah (Memoirs of Babur) executed in Mughal India

Background imageCaptive Collection: Panther presented to the Prince of Wales at Bankipore by the 109th Regiment, 1876. Creator: Unknown

Panther presented to the Prince of Wales at Bankipore by the 109th Regiment, 1876. Creator: Unknown
Panther presented to the Prince of Wales at Bankipore by the 109th Regiment, 1876. The future King Edward VII in India....a remarkably fine panther, one of the largest species known

Background imageCaptive Collection: Capture of Demons in Lanka, 1775-1800. Creator: Unknown

Capture of Demons in Lanka, 1775-1800. Creator: Unknown
Capture of Demons in Lanka, 1775-1800. With the help of his army of monkeys, Rama's invasion of Lanka is successful. Rama and his brother Lakshmana are depicted seated under a tree at left

Background imageCaptive Collection: Moving the lions at the Zoological Society's Gardens, 1876. Creator: Unknown

Moving the lions at the Zoological Society's Gardens, 1876. Creator: Unknown
Moving the lions at the Zoological Society's Gardens, 1876. Lioness in her new home. The lions, tigers, and panthers of the Zoological Society's collection in the Regent's Park Gardens

Background imageCaptive Collection: The Magnanimity of Scipio Africanus, c1500. Creator: Michele da Verona

The Magnanimity of Scipio Africanus, c1500. Creator: Michele da Verona
The Magnanimity of Scipio Africanus, c1500

Background imageCaptive Collection: Soldier led to Execution; Journey from the Senegal to the Niger, 1875. Creator: Unknown

Soldier led to Execution; Journey from the Senegal to the Niger, 1875. Creator: Unknown
Soldier led to Execution; Journey from the Senegal to the Niger, 1875. From Illustrated Travels by H.W. Bates. [Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, c1880, London] and Galpin

Background imageCaptive Collection: Persian prisoner in Turkistan; Notes on Western Turkistan, 1875. Creator: Unknown

Persian prisoner in Turkistan; Notes on Western Turkistan, 1875. Creator: Unknown
Persian prisoner in Turkistan; Notes on Western Turkistan, 1875. From Illustrated Travels by H.W. Bates. [Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, c1880, London] and Galpin

Background imageCaptive Collection: The Continence of Scipio, early-mid 18th century. Creator: Giovanni Battista Tiepolo

The Continence of Scipio, early-mid 18th century. Creator: Giovanni Battista Tiepolo
The Continence of Scipio, early-mid 18th century. The Continence of Scipio, or The Clemency of Scipio, is an episode in the life of the Roman general Scipio Africanus

Background imageCaptive Collection: Loke and Sigyn, 1863. Creator: Marten Eskil Winge

Loke and Sigyn, 1863. Creator: Marten Eskil Winge
Loke and Sigyn, 1863

Background imageCaptive Collection: Leopard in a Cage confronted by two Mastiffs, 1739. Creator: Jean-Baptiste Oudry

Leopard in a Cage confronted by two Mastiffs, 1739. Creator: Jean-Baptiste Oudry
Leopard in a Cage confronted by two Mastiffs, 1739

Background imageCaptive Collection: The Babirussa, recently added to the Zoological Society's Gardens, Regent's Park, 1860

The Babirussa, recently added to the Zoological Society's Gardens, Regent's Park, 1860. Creator: Pearson
The Babirussa, recently added to the Zoological Society's Gardens, Regent's Park, [London], 1860. The babirussa of the Island of Celebes (Sus babirussa)

Background imageCaptive Collection: Slave Gang passing along the edge of the Lushivi Marsh...1876. Creator: Unknown

Slave Gang passing along the edge of the Lushivi Marsh...1876. Creator: Unknown
Slave Gang passing along the edge of the Lushivi Marsh, from a sketch by Lieutenant Cameron in Central Africa, 1876. The painful march of a slave gang

Background imageCaptive Collection: Costumes de Différents Pays, Maniere Dont les Maures Prennent les Esclaves, c1797

Costumes de Différents Pays, Maniere Dont les Maures Prennent les Esclaves, c1797
Costumes de Differents Pays, Maniere Dont les Maures Prennent les Esclaves, c1797

Background imageCaptive Collection: Bird in a cage, Late 19th century. Creator: Unknown

Bird in a cage, Late 19th century. Creator: Unknown
Bird in a cage, Late 19th century

Background imageCaptive Collection: Perseus and Andromeda, 1597. Creator: Jacob Matham

Perseus and Andromeda, 1597. Creator: Jacob Matham
Perseus and Andromeda, 1597

Background imageCaptive Collection: Birds from the Crystal Palace Show, 1858. Creator: Smyth

Birds from the Crystal Palace Show, 1858. Creator: Smyth
Birds from the Crystal Palace Show, 1858. The severity of the weather...failed to chill the ardour of the lovers of birds

Background imageCaptive Collection: Sioux Indians burning a prisoner; Ocean to Ocean, the Pacific railroad, 1875

Sioux Indians burning a prisoner; Ocean to Ocean, the Pacific railroad, 1875. Creator: Frederick Whymper
Sioux Indians burning a prisoner; Ocean to Ocean, the Pacific railroad, 1875. From, Illustrated Travels by H.W. Bates. [Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, c1880, London]

Background imageCaptive Collection: The Imprisoned Wife, Folio from a Manuscript of Amir Khusrau Dihlavi's... between c1400 and c1450

The Imprisoned Wife, Folio from a Manuscript of Amir Khusrau Dihlavi's... between c1400 and c1450. Creator: Unknown
The Imprisoned Wife, Folio from a Manuscript of Amir Khusrau Dihlavi's Khamsa, between c1400 and c1450

Background imageCaptive Collection: Russian Bear, n.d. Creator: Auguste-Andre Lancon

Russian Bear, n.d. Creator: Auguste-Andre Lancon
Russian Bear, n.d

Background imageCaptive Collection: Begging Monkey, n.d. Creator: Auguste-Andre Lancon

Begging Monkey, n.d. Creator: Auguste-Andre Lancon
Begging Monkey, n.d

Background imageCaptive Collection: Horse with Monkey on Back, n.d. Creator: Auguste-Andre Lancon

Horse with Monkey on Back, n.d. Creator: Auguste-Andre Lancon
Horse with Monkey on Back, n.d

Background imageCaptive Collection: Elephant with Riders, n.d. Creator: Auguste-Andre Lancon

Elephant with Riders, n.d. Creator: Auguste-Andre Lancon
Elephant with Riders, n.d

Background imageCaptive Collection: Elephant with Riders in Jardin des Plantes, Paris, n.d. Creator: Auguste-Andre Lancon

Elephant with Riders in Jardin des Plantes, Paris, n.d. Creator: Auguste-Andre Lancon
Elephant with Riders in Jardin des Plantes, Paris, n.d

Background imageCaptive Collection: Claudius Civilis Arrested and His Brother Paulus Beheaded, 1611. Creator: Antonio Tempesta

Claudius Civilis Arrested and His Brother Paulus Beheaded, 1611. Creator: Antonio Tempesta
Claudius Civilis Arrested and His Brother Paulus Beheaded, 1611. From The War of the Romans Against the Batavians, pl. 3



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