The Second Nun from Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. Illustrated by Agnus MacDonall.

The Second Nun

The Second Nun from Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. Illustrated by Agnus MacDonall.

The Friar from Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. Illustrated by Agnus MacDonall.

The Friar

The Friar from Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. Illustrated by Agnus MacDonall.

The Prioress from Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. Illustrated by Agnus MacDonall.

The Prioress

The Prioress from Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. Illustrated by Agnus MacDonall.

"Each is a two-wheeled affair, with seats high up over the wheels and steps below on which our feet rest." —Carpenter, 1902

Jaunting car

"Each is a two-wheeled affair, with seats high up over the wheels and steps below on which our feet…

Front aspect of the right carpus of a horse. Labels: 1, cuneiform; 2, lunar; 3, scaphoid; 4, trapezium; 5, unciform; 6, magnum; 7, trapezoid; 8, small metacarpals, the large one lying between and before them. The uppermost bone is the distal end of the radius.

Carpus of a Horse

Front aspect of the right carpus of a horse. Labels: 1, cuneiform; 2, lunar; 3, scaphoid; 4, trapezium;…

An illustration of a woman driving a horse and carriage.

Carriage & Horse

An illustration of a woman driving a horse and carriage.

"The carrioles are little carts not unlike our American sulkies, save that each carriole has a seat behind for the boy or girl whom the owner sends along to bring it back home." —Carpenter, 1902

Carriole and Pony

"The carrioles are little carts not unlike our American sulkies, save that each carriole has a seat…

Catharine the Great on horseback

Catharine the Great

Catharine the Great on horseback

Part-human and part-horse creature.

Centaur

Part-human and part-horse creature.

"Centaur, from the Metopes of the Parthenon." — Smith, 1882

Centaur

"Centaur, from the Metopes of the Parthenon." — Smith, 1882

"These monsters were represented as men from the head to the loins, while the remainder of the body was that of a horse." —Bulfinch, 1897

Centaur

"These monsters were represented as men from the head to the loins, while the remainder of the body…

A view of a horse drawn cart in Central Park.

Central Park

A view of a horse drawn cart in Central Park.

A form of transportation used during 17th century England.

Coach and Sedan Chair

A form of transportation used during 17th century England.

A Chaise is a two-wheeled vehicle with a calash top and a body slung on leather straps.

Chaise

A Chaise is a two-wheeled vehicle with a calash top and a body slung on leather straps.

Assyrian war-chariot.

Chariot

Assyrian war-chariot.

Egyptian War-chariot

Chariot

Egyptian War-chariot

A Roman chariot.

Chariot

A Roman chariot.

"The chariot was discovered in 1903 in an Ertuscan cemetery near Rome. It dates from perhaps 600 B.C. Almost every part of the vehicle is covered with thin plates of bronze, elaborately decorated. The wheels are only two feet in diameter. Since the chariot is too small and delicate for use in warfare, we may believe it to have been intended for ceremonial purposes only."—Webster, 1913

A Graeco-Ertuscan Chariot

"The chariot was discovered in 1903 in an Ertuscan cemetery near Rome. It dates from perhaps 600 B.C.…

"The chariot-race." — Smith, 1882

Chariot-race

"The chariot-race." — Smith, 1882

A Chariotee is a four-wheeled pleasure carriage with two seats and a movable top.

Chariotee

A Chariotee is a four-wheeled pleasure carriage with two seats and a movable top.

Charles I and armor-bearer

Charles I and armor-bearer

Charles I and armor-bearer

"That prince escaped from the battle of Worcester as soon as he saw that the day was lost. With a small company of attendants, he eluded the pursuit of the enemy's cavalry by the fleetness of his horse, and struck off from the high road without well knowning which way to go." — Goodrich, 1844

Escape of Charles II

"That prince escaped from the battle of Worcester as soon as he saw that the day was lost. With a small…

Children on a horse.

Children on a horse

Children on a horse.

The Clarence is a closed four-wheeled carriage with one seat inside and one outside for the driver.

Clarence

The Clarence is a closed four-wheeled carriage with one seat inside and one outside for the driver.

Coach at the time of Elizabeth I

Coach at the time of Elizabeth I

Coach at the time of Elizabeth I

Horse-drawn coach of the 1870s

Coach, 1870s

Horse-drawn coach of the 1870s

"Column with spiral ornament from Persepolis." —D'Anvers, 1895

Column

"Column with spiral ornament from Persepolis." —D'Anvers, 1895

A southern zodiacal constellation and sign.

Sagittarius Constellation

A southern zodiacal constellation and sign.

"The Conversion of St. Eustace. By Albrecht Dürer. From the engraving on copper." -Heath, 1901

The Conversion of St. Eustace

"The Conversion of St. Eustace. By Albrecht Dürer. From the engraving on copper." -Heath, 1901

The Coupe is a four-wheeled closed carriage, with seats for two and a driver.

Coupe

The Coupe is a four-wheeled closed carriage, with seats for two and a driver.

Cowboy on horseback traveling through a swamp in the south central states.

Cowboy on Horseback

Cowboy on horseback traveling through a swamp in the south central states.

(1786-1836) Davy Crocket guided by friendly native Americans.

David Crockett

(1786-1836) Davy Crocket guided by friendly native Americans.

"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…

A very beautiful animal, resembling te quagga in some respects, but having the coloring of a zebra.

Dauw

A very beautiful animal, resembling te quagga in some respects, but having the coloring of a zebra.

The Knight, Death and the Devil is an engraving that was created by German artist Albrecht Dürer in 1513. It depict a knight that represents moral virtue who rides on his horse past death and the devil.

The Knight, Death and the Devil

The Knight, Death and the Devil is an engraving that was created by German artist Albrecht Dürer…

"Denarius of the earliest kind: Having on the obverse a personification of Rome as a warrior with helmet; and on the reverse, a chariot drawn by four horses." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Denarius

"Denarius of the earliest kind: Having on the obverse a personification of Rome as a warrior with helmet;…

The digestive apparatus of the horse. Labels: a, mouth; 2, pharynx; 3, esophagus; 4, diaphragm; 5, spleen; 6, stomach (left sac); 7, duodenum; 8, liver (upper extremity); 9, great colon; 10, caecum; 11, small intestine; 12, floating colon; 13, rectum; 14, anus; 15, left kidney and ureter; 16, bladder; 17, urethra; a, hard palate; b, tongue; c, soft palate; d, trachea; e, pulmonary artery (divided); f, heart; g, posterior aorta.

Digestive Apparatus of the Horse

The digestive apparatus of the horse. Labels: a, mouth; 2, pharynx; 3, esophagus; 4, diaphragm; 5, spleen;…

The relation of anterior abdominal digestive organs- left antero-lateral view. Labels: 1, liver; 2, stomach; 3, spleen; 4, colon; a, gastro-hepatic omentum; b, gastro-splenic omentum; c, great omentum; c', its free portion.

Digestive Organs of a Horse

The relation of anterior abdominal digestive organs- left antero-lateral view. Labels: 1, liver; 2,…

A Dog-cart is a sportsman's fourwheeled vehicle, with a place behind to carry dogs.

Dog-cart

A Dog-cart is a sportsman's fourwheeled vehicle, with a place behind to carry dogs.

Don Quixote tilts with the windmills.

Don Quixote

Don Quixote tilts with the windmills.

Don Quixote wears Mambrino's helmet.

Don Quixote

Don Quixote wears Mambrino's helmet.

Hoofed mammals, resembling horses but having a smaller build.

Donkey

Hoofed mammals, resembling horses but having a smaller build.

Two donkeys racing with people riding on them.

Donkey Race

Two donkeys racing with people riding on them.

The tame donkey used as a beast of burden.

Domestic Donkey

The tame donkey used as a beast of burden.

A tame donkey with a off-white coat.

White Donkey

A tame donkey with a off-white coat.

An illustration of a dragon holding a knight and a horse in his claw.

Dragon Holding Knight & Horse in Claw

An illustration of a dragon holding a knight and a horse in his claw.

This is a pen drawing by artist Patten Wilson. It shows a close up of the side of a bridge, and a man on a horse approaching the bridge.

Pen Drawing

This is a pen drawing by artist Patten Wilson. It shows a close up of the side of a bridge, and a man…

A large, circular Chinese encampment.

Chinese encampment

A large, circular Chinese encampment.

An English Barauch is a four-wheeled carriage with a falling top, and two seats inside, holding 4 persons who face each other. It has a seat for a driver and a footman.

English Barauch

An English Barauch is a four-wheeled carriage with a falling top, and two seats inside, holding 4 persons…

Enid leads the way on horseback.

Enid

Enid leads the way on horseback.

An embroidered housing.

Ephippia

An embroidered housing.

Right orbit opened to show the nerves of the eye. Labels: a, optic; b, motor oculi; c, pathetic; d, ophthalmic division of fifth pair; d', lachrymal; d", supraorbital; d"', nasal; c, abducens; e', rectus externus muscle; f, orbital branch os superior maxillary nerve.

Eye Nerves of a Horse

Right orbit opened to show the nerves of the eye. Labels: a, optic; b, motor oculi; c, pathetic; d,…

An attractive farm home, with barn nearby.

Farmhouse

An attractive farm home, with barn nearby.

A cartoon image showing some soldiers on horses running to attack a castle.

The Fight

A cartoon image showing some soldiers on horses running to attack a castle.

Finland with Gerda and Kay, from "The Snow Queen."

Finland

Finland with Gerda and Kay, from "The Snow Queen."

"After attaching themselves to the walls of the stomach, the botfly larva are nourished by the blood and lymph of the host until the following spring, when they pass on through the canal, burrow through the ground, and transform into the adult about two weeks later." — Davison, 1906

Botfly Larva

"After attaching themselves to the walls of the stomach, the botfly larva are nourished by the blood…

"After attaching themselves to the walls of the stomach, the botfly larva are nourished by the blood and lymph of the host until the following spring, when they pass on through the canal, burrow through the ground, and transform into the adult about two weeks later." — Davison, 1906

Mature Botfly

"After attaching themselves to the walls of the stomach, the botfly larva are nourished by the blood…

An illustration of a man riding a flying horse and following flying dogs.

Flying Horse and Dogs

An illustration of a man riding a flying horse and following flying dogs.

The bombardment of Fort Wagner, infantry in trenches.

Bombardment of Fort Wagner

The bombardment of Fort Wagner, infantry in trenches.

Four men with one on horse gonig toward the King's house

Four men

Four men with one on horse gonig toward the King's house