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Four centuries of dog collars at Leeds castle

Four centuries of dog collars at Leeds castle

a collection of dog collars presented by Gertrude Hunt in memory of her husband John Hunt

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Published by Phillip Wilson for the Leeds Castle Foundation in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[foreword by Elizabeth Wilson].
ContributionsLeeds Castle Foundation.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20062763M
ISBN 100856670731
OCLC/WorldCa8404615

The Dog Collar Museum - Certainly one of the world's most unusual collections, the Dog Collar Museum displays nearly antique dog collars spanning five centuries. Collars dating from the 15th, 16th, and 17th centuries were designed to protect a dog during a time when wolves, bears, and wild boar roamed the forests of Europe and the. There are more than a hundred rare and valuable collars in the museum, with the oldest dating back to the late 15th century. The Dog Collar Museum was the idea of Mrs. Gertrude Hunt, wife of historian Mr. John Hunt, who in donated an antique collection of dog collars to the Leeds Castle .

Discover Dog Collar Museum in Kent, England: A showcase of canine neckwear spanning five centuries of doggie fashion and function. at the Leeds Castle Dog Collar Museum, you are treated to. Four centuries of dog collars at Leeds Castle: A coll by Leeds Castle Foundat. $ Free shipping. Memories of Andrew Devonshire (Landmark Coll by Devonshire, Deborah Paperback. 20 Years of Christmas Memories Book Coll. Condition is Brand New. Shipped with USPS Media Mail. Brand New - Still in Rating: % positive.

Leeds Castle--Dog Collar Museum. The collection of antique dog collars at Leeds Castle spans five centuries and is the finest and most comprehensive collection of its kind in the world with over collars and related exhibits tracing the history of canine neckwear from Medieval times to . WHERE TO SEEThe Dog Collar Museum, Leeds Castle, Maidstone, Kent ME17 1PL (‑ ; ). WHAT TO READ Four Centuries of Dog Collars at Leeds Castle: A Collection of Dog Collars presented by Gertrude Hunt in memory of her husband John Hunt (Philip Wilson Publishers ; out of print, but available secondhand at www Author: Ruth Caven.


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Mr and Mrs Hunt were both avid collectors and amassed a large collection of art and antiquities, but the dog collars were Mrs Hunt’s particular passion. The Dog Collar Museum is located in the grounds of the beautiful Leeds Castle in Kent. The Museum was started in when 62 historic dog collars were donated to the Leeds Castle Foundation by Gertrude Hunt.

The collection has grown to over collars, which span five centuries, and tells the story of the dog's evolving relationship with man. Discover what the best-dressed dogs have been wearing over the centuries at the delightfully quirky Dog Collar Museum at Leeds Castle from the Castle’s Curator, Annie Kemkaran-Smith.

Read about the fearsome spiked collars worn by hunting dogs and the elaborate canine accoutrements adorning the hounds of King Henry VIII. This in turn was handed down over four centuries, by both inheritance and purchase, through a network of interlinked families.

Discover the fascinating history of the Hon. Olive, Lady Baillie, the last private owner of the castle; a wealthy Anglo-American heiress who acquired Leeds Castle in when it was sold to pay death duties.

The Dog Collar Museum is fully accessible via the entrance on the right of the Museum. The Museum has notices in Braille beside some replica exhibits which may be handled by visitors.

Braille leaflets which give a brief description of the Castle can be borrowed, on request, from staff in the Dog Collar Museum or the Heraldry Room. This is Leeds Castle, nowhere near the city of Leeds in Yorkshire, but located some miles to the south, in Kent.

It was once described as “the loveliest castle in the world” by historian Lord Conway and understandably, but slightly tediously, Leeds Castle ensures his words have not been forgotten – even if most of us have no idea who Lord Conway was.

20 th century collections display collars from tyres, beads and plastic. Mrs. Gertrude Hunt presented the dog collar collection back in to the Leeds Castle Foundation dedicated in memory to her husband, John Hunt, historian.

The Hunts were avid collectors of priceless art and antiques, the dog collars though, were Mr. Hunt’s true passion. Books to Read.

Four Centuries of Dog Collars at Leeds Castle — Leeds Castle has a special “dog collar museum.” This book depicts a collection of 63 collars presented to the museum by Gertrude Hunt in memory of her husband, John Hunt.

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The museum housed elaborate collars, adorned by gems and metal work, worn by dogs of days gone by. She admired the dog collars, which were from the last four centuries and ranged from spiked, medieval hunting collars that protected dogs from boar attacks to lovely, delicate collars for beautiful dogs of the elite.

Heraldic broad dog collar from the collection at the Dog Collar Museum, Leeds Castle. Without doubt, up to the 19th century one of the main functions of a dog’s collar .Dog Collar Museum, Leeds.

If you’re a lover of man’s best friend and all things dog related make you happy, take a trip to the Dog Collar Museum in Leeds Castle, where examples of canine neckwear spanning five centuries are housed, each offering a chance to glean an understanding of the history of dog ownership at that time.