Collection Facts

13 items
Dates of Original: 
c. 1890 - 1910
Collection Owner:
NYH Topic Area(s):

Historical Context

Foxhunting is a sport which involves tracking a fox with the aid of trained hounds typically while riding horseback. It originates from 16th century England. The Genesee Valley Hunt was established in 1876 and is still practiced today.

Scope of Collection

The collection is comprised of sepia-toned photographs depicting the Genesee Valley Hunt. The images show riders on horseback and the pack of foxhounds. The photographs date to the late 19th or early 20th century.