We Love Donkeys

A photo survey of one of our most favorite animals

01. Farm Security Administration borrower plowing his garden with one of the few plows used on the island, vicinity of Frederiksted, St. Croix, Virgin Islands (LOC)

Photographer: Jack Delano

02. By the Sad Sea Waves

Format: Glass plate negative.
Repository: Tyrrell Photographic Collection, Powerhouse Museum Collection.

03. Photo taken by SPANA staff.

04. Egypt: Gizeh

Lantern Slide Collection: Views, Objects: Egypt. Gizeh [selected images]. View 07: Egyptian – Old Kingdom. Plan of Temple of Khephren. Gizeh, 4th Dyn., n.d. Brooklyn Museum Archives (S10|08 Gizeh, image 9615).

05. A man with donkey, 1941

Maker: Damien Peter Parer
The man with the donkey, 1941 version. Pte. D.W. Jones (NX15179) of Carlton N.S.W. and “C” company the 2/33 battalion. One of the men responsible for running the donkey team supply column to the scattered units.ID Number: 008196

This photograph is from the Australian War Memorial’s collection

06. St. Croix, Virgin Islands (LOC)
Title from FSA or OWI agency caption.
Photograph shows man riding donkey in countryside.Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944.

Photographer: Jack Delano

07. Photo taken by SPANA staff.

08. Advance guard

Advance guard. Plain. Possibly expedition members on donkeys with Somali men and rifles walking beside. 1896.

Original material: Hand-colored glass lantern slide

09. Estacion Punco

Estacion Punco, 21 miles west of Huallanca en route to Huaraz. Reyes Figueroa in vest standing behind donkey. The grass hut is the common Indian sleeping room. 1922.

Name of Expedition: Captain Marshall Field South American Expedition.
Participants: J. Francis Macbride, William Featherstone
Expedition Start Date: April 3, 1922
Expedition End Date: October 27, 1922
Purpose or Aims: Botany Plants
Location: Punco, Peru, South America

10. L’ânesse et le domestique, Cahuzac, 29 septembre

Fonds Trutat – Photographie ancienne
Auteur : Trutat, Eugène
Rôle de l’auteur : Photographe
Lieu de création : Cahuzac-sur-Vère (Tarn)
Date de création : 1901

11. ed and donkey, Pool Park
Teitl Cymraeg/Welsh title: Ned a’r asyn, Pool ParkPhotographer: John Thomas (1838-1905)
Date: [ca. 1875]

12. Egypt: Great Nile Dam

Lantern Slide Collection: Views, Objects: Egypt. General Views\People [selected images]. View 079: Great Nile Dam, at first cataract, Egypt., 1908, Copyright, 1908, by Stereo-Travel Co.

Brooklyn Museum Archives (S10|08 General Views_People, image 9822).

13. Photo taken by SPANA staff.

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