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Horse Show Archives

The Horse Show Archives contain material relating to the Dublin Horse Show from its inception in 1864 up to the present day.

The Horse Show Archives include:

  • The Maymes Ansell Archive a collection of approximately 20,000 images taken at the Dublin Horse Show from 1967-2006 and donated by the photographer Maymes Ansell to the RDS Library & Archives in 2007
  • The Tony Parkes Archive a collection of images taken at the Dublin Horse Show 2005-2012 by photographer Tony Parkes
  • RDS Photos Online images from the Dublin Horse Show including the Maymes Ansell and Tony Parkes Archives
  • The Hume-Dudgeon Archive a collection of photographic albums (1920-1964) featuring images of the noted Irish equestrian family the Hume-Dudgeons currently on permanent loan to the RDS Library & Archives
  • Dublin Horse Show catalogues, press clippings correspondence and ephemera relating to the Dublin Horse from 1864 to the present

The Horse Show Archives are available for consultation by RDS Members and researchers by appointment. Please contact: librarydesk@rds.ie +353(0)12407254

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