Scene from the story, "The Barber of Bagdad."

Ali

Scene from the story, "The Barber of Bagdad."

"Cats purr, dogs bark, cocks crow, a cow lows, a donkey brays, an eagle screams, parrots talk, spiders tick, mankind laugh and cry." -Trowbridge, 1866

Animal Rebus

"Cats purr, dogs bark, cocks crow, a cow lows, a donkey brays, an eagle screams, parrots talk, spiders…

"Behind comes a boy with a cart load of grass." —Carpenter, 1902

Boy with cart

"Behind comes a boy with a cart load of grass." —Carpenter, 1902

Two boys putting a donkey in his fenced in area.

Boys and Donkey

Two boys putting a donkey in his fenced in area.

A Spanish donkey.

Burro

A Spanish donkey.

A cartoon of a jester talking to a donkey, who is sitting behind a podium wearing glasses.

Cartoon of Jester and Donkey

A cartoon of a jester talking to a donkey, who is sitting behind a podium wearing glasses.

An illustration of a group of children riding a mule.

Children Riding Mule

An illustration of a group of children riding a mule.

Couple riding a donkey and signpost.

Couple riding a donkey

Couple riding a donkey and signpost.

"Is of a pale brown color; the underside of the body being whitish; head, body, and upper part of the legs black streaked; tail, inside and lower part of the legs white. This species is a tenant of the plains, and it found occuring in every district noth of the Orange River, as far as travelers have penetrated." — S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Dauw

"Is of a pale brown color; the underside of the body being whitish; head, body, and upper part of the…

Donkey in a stable.

Donkey

Donkey in a stable.

Donkey with saddle.

Donkey

Donkey with saddle.

A donkey.

Donkey

A donkey.

A donkey carrying a travelers belongings.

Donkey

A donkey carrying a travelers belongings.

Hoofed mammals, resembling horses but having a smaller build.

Donkey

Hoofed mammals, resembling horses but having a smaller build.

A donkey.

Donkey

A donkey.

A donkey hee-hawing.

Donkey

A donkey hee-hawing.

"A donkey carrying two little boys." —Carpenter, 1902

Donkey and boys

"A donkey carrying two little boys." —Carpenter, 1902

An illustration of a child being kicked by a donkey.

Donkey Kicking Child

An illustration of a child being kicked by a donkey.

A man riding on the back of a donkey, being bothered by flies.

Donkey Ride

A man riding on the back of a donkey, being bothered by flies.

A young boy and girl riding a donkey.

Donkey Ride

A young boy and girl riding a donkey.

A wild donkey.

Wild Donkey

A wild donkey.

This image depicts a man and a donkey selling flowers on a street in Spain.

Flower Vendor

This image depicts a man and a donkey selling flowers on a street in Spain.

Young girls feeding their donkey.

Girls and Donkey

Young girls feeding their donkey.

Hand-shadow of Donkey

Donkey

Hand-shadow of Donkey

"In this the fur is short, smooth, and bright red bay; the legs are straw color; there is a broad, longitudinal dorsal streaks, broadest over the small of the back, without any cross band on the shoulders." — S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Hemiones

"In this the fur is short, smooth, and bright red bay; the legs are straw color; there is a broad, longitudinal…

Queen Isabella of Spain Mounted on a mule.

Queen Isabella

Queen Isabella of Spain Mounted on a mule.

The Khulan or Dziggetai (Equus hemionus hemionus) is an onager, a horse species larger than a donkey.

Khulan

The Khulan or Dziggetai (Equus hemionus hemionus) is an onager, a horse species larger than a donkey.

This image depicts the towers of a castle, La Torre del Clavero, in Salamaca, Spain.

La Torre del Clavero

This image depicts the towers of a castle, La Torre del Clavero, in Salamaca, Spain.

A Mexican house, with an inner courtyard.

A Mexican House

A Mexican house, with an inner courtyard.

"The mule is in fact an exceedingly hardy, strong, and useful animals. In all mountain countries, for its sureness of foot, its instinctive caution in choosing the path, and its skillful management in descending a perilous and steep track." — S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Abyssinian Mule

"The mule is in fact an exceedingly hardy, strong, and useful animals. In all mountain countries, for…

This image depicts citizens along a narrow road in Spain. A woman rests in chair while donkeys walk on the other side of the road.

Narrow Street in Spain

This image depicts citizens along a narrow road in Spain. A woman rests in chair while donkeys walk…

An illustration of a pig driving a cart pulled by a donkey to the market.

Pig Driving Car Pull By Donkey

An illustration of a pig driving a cart pulled by a donkey to the market.

Men using a donkey to plow their farm.

Plowing

Men using a donkey to plow their farm.

View of the farm-house of Jacob Pocock, near Bath, England, the second training place of the "Bencia Boy," which he was again obliged to leave on account of a complaint being lodged against him before the magistrates.

Jacob Pocock Farm-house

View of the farm-house of Jacob Pocock, near Bath, England, the second training place of the "Bencia…

View of the farm-house of Jacob Pocock, near Bath, England, the second training place of the "Bencia Boy," which he was again obliged to leave on account of a complaint being lodged against him before the magistrates.

Jacob Pocock Farm-house

View of the farm-house of Jacob Pocock, near Bath, England, the second training place of the "Bencia…

"Its general color is brown, the head, neck, and withers striped or zebraed wth blackish-brown; the lower part of the body, the legs and tail, white." — S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Quagga

"Its general color is brown, the head, neck, and withers striped or zebraed wth blackish-brown; the…

Silenus, companion of Dionysus, and a donkey.

Silenus

Silenus, companion of Dionysus, and a donkey.

Silenus was the companion of Dionysus

Silenus

Silenus was the companion of Dionysus

This image depicts a stone staircase in Segovia, Spain.

Stone Stairs

This image depicts a stone staircase in Segovia, Spain.

This image depicts a man and a donkey walking under The Tower of Justice, the original entrance gate to the Alhambra. The Alhambra is a fortress in Granada, Spain that was built in 1348 by Yusuf I.

The Tower of Justice

This image depicts a man and a donkey walking under The Tower of Justice, the original entrance gate…

A wild ass. Historically, these animals were considered more graceful than their domestic counterparts. They assembled in large herds and were considered both shy and vigilant.

Wild Ass

A wild ass. Historically, these animals were considered more graceful than their domestic counterparts.…