Country Life and Farming

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Victorian illustration showing a mother and her children enjoying themselves in the country. They are relaxing in a grassy spot…

Victorian illustration showing morris dancers performing in front of a village inn. The landlady brings out a jug of ale…

Victorian illustration of harvest time. Men using pitchforks load the sheaves on a horse-drawn wagon.

Victorian illustration of harvest time. Horse-drawn wagons bring hay and straw to the stack yard, and men unload it to…

Victorian illustration showing harvest time. Men and women reap the wheat, bind it in sheaves and stack the sheaves in…

Victorian illustration showing oak barking. Men remove the bark from a trunk of a felled oak while others chop the…

Victorian illustration showing an Irish peasant family in a state of abject poverty outside their tumble-down cabin.

Victorian illustration showing hop pickers at work in a hop field. Men gather the hop poles, women pick the hops.

A horse fair in Lincoln. The main street is busy with horse dealers and customers. Lincoln Cathedral rises in the…

Men in ?Egypt work shadufs, devices to raise water from a river or lake to irrigation channels in the fields.

Gypsy family relax and cook beside their dome-shaped hut.

Charcoal burners at work in a wood of tall old trees.

Illustration to download showing a picture of two cows and a calf.

Charming Victorian picture to download showing a drawing of a young woman msaking hay.

Victorian picture shoiwng rejoicing villagers bringing in the hay.

Picture to download showing a drawing of pair of barn owls.

Illustration showing a 17th-century scene: a man ploughing with a pair of horses.

Victorian illustration to download showing a gamekeeper aiming his shotgun.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of two women on their way to market, one with a pig.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a prehistoric monument, a large standing stone (dolmen, menhir), in a field…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a pair of geese and their chicks.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a rope-operated ferry across a river.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a peaceful scene inside a country pub.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of four men working at an olive press in Italy.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of the traditional harvest celebration: the last sheaves are brought home.