Browse Exhibits (3 total)
These virtual gallery pages mirror the physical exhibit, A Day in the Life: Volume I, hosted by the Keeneland Library from October 2019 through summer 2020.
Each of the exhibit's turn-of-the 20th century photographs, all from the library's John C. Hemment Collection, are accessible in the gallery menu on the left or by selecting the next page option (with arrow) in each gallery.
For more information and an expanded view of each photograph, click on the image in the gallery pages.
Photo Treasures from the Keeneland Library showcases a representative sample of the newly organized and expanding digitized collections of photographs and images from the Keeneland Library Collections. Featured photographers include Charles Christian Cook, Bernard Stanley Morgan, Joel Clyne “Skeets” Meadors, and Robert Lee McClure. Images from the New York Sportsman, the Thoroughbred Times, and Keeneland Library photographic albums are also exhibited.
The highlighted collection items cover a broad variety of image subjects. From historic racehorses to jockeys, and from Thoroughbred owners to rare glimpses of early 20th century race tracks, we are pleased to share our growing digitized photographic treasures. Check back to engage with new additions, as we will continue to add items as they become available.
The Artistry of Peb showcases a representative sample of the artwork of Pierre Bellocq, who signs his work as "Peb." Peb worked for The Morning Telegraph and the Daily Racing Form for over 50 years illustrating jockeys, horses, trainers, and owners, as well as specific races, events, and generalized comic cartoons.
Peb placed his collection of approximately 2,500 original works of art including sketches, drawings, comic strips, cartoons, and caricatures of the equine industry at the Keeneland Library in 2009. The collection includes work in pen and ink, watercolor, chalk, acrylic, and pencil on paper or board stock. Select digitized pieces are highlighted in this virtual exhibit.