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.

Victorian picture showing young men playing a cricket match on a village green.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a tea farm in China with people picking leaves from the tea…

Lively Victorian illustration to download showing a drawing by the artist Arthur Rackham of angry bees attacking a countryman and…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a gamekeeper standing in the bracken with his gun.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a man carrying a toddler crossing a footbridge behind a sluice on…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a gypsy camp by night with tents/benders under a tall tree.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of villagers dancing round a bonfire on Twelfth Night, the twelfth day of…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of the poet Milton's house in Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire, a country cottage…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of people walking to a country church; they go through a gate and…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of men beside a grove of trees shooting rooks, a popular sport in…

Picture to download showing a drawing of a badger emerging from its sett.

Charming illustration to download showing a picture of two children feeding a calf while its mother looks on.

Victorian picture showing a windmill.