Country Life and Farming

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Victorian illustration to download showing a tramp at a stile approaching a village – the church spire rises in the…

Victorian illustration to download showing women gathering peat. Stacks of peat have been left to dry and the women have…

Victorian illustration to download showing a family fishing from a punt on a river. The grandfather tweaks his grandson’s ear…

Victorian illustration to download showing a village choir singing Christmas carols in the squire’s house. The squire and his wife…

Victorian illustration to download showing a village church choir rehearsing. The choir mistress conducts the choir of men, boys and…

Victorian illustration to download showing a shooting party sheltering from a rainstorm in a shepherd’s cottage in the Highlands of…

Victorian illustration to download showing a country family gathering holly and a Christmas tree and loading them on a donkey…

Victorian illustration to download showing an auction of Shorthorn cattle being held out of doors.

Victorian illustration to download showing a large crowd at an agricultural show. Horses trot up and down, and a steam…

Victorian illustration to download showing two shepherds and their sheepdog guiding their flock of sheep on a snowy winter day.

Victorian illustration to download showing a group of women and young girls working in a hop field.

Victorian illustration to download showing navvies constructing a drain in fenland country.

Victorian illustration to download showing a Devonshire Twelfth Night custom: men fire guns at cider apple trees to ensure a…

Victorian illustration to download showing a young shepherd and his sheepdog searching for his sheep in the snow.

Victorian illustration to download showing a young shepherd singing as he watches over his flock of sheep.

Victorian illustration to download showing a 16th-century flour mill operated by man-power.

Victorian illustration to download showing two men making sheaves and stooks of corn at harvest time.

Victorian illustration to download showing men in Egypt operating an irrigation system, shadoofs. A shadoof is a pole on a…

Victorian illustration to download showing rabbits being caught in netting suspended between posts.

Victorian illustration to download showing cart horses (heavy horses), perhaps Suffolk Punch horses, in the ring at an agricultural show.…

Victorian illustration to download showing farmers on a beach gathering seaweed as a fertiliser for their land. Men in small…

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…