Country Life and Farming
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Family fun in the country
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…
Harvest: loading sheaves
Victorian illustration of harvest time. Men using pitchforks load the sheaves on a horse-drawn wagon.
Victorian illustration showing oak barking. Men remove the bark from a trunk of a felled oak while others chop the…
Victorian illustration showing hop pickers at work in a hop field. Men gather the hop poles, women pick the hops.
Horse fair in Lincoln
A horse fair in Lincoln. The main street is busy with horse dealers and customers. Lincoln Cathedral rises in the…
Shaduf: irrigation device
Men in ?Egypt work shadufs, devices to raise water from a river or lake to irrigation channels in the fields.
Victorian picture showing young men playing a cricket match on a village green.
Tea Farm in China
Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a tea farm in China with people picking leaves from the tea…
Angry Bees attack Man and Horse
Lively Victorian illustration to download showing a drawing by the artist Arthur Rackham of angry bees attacking a countryman and…
Sluice on a river
Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a man carrying a toddler crossing a footbridge behind a sluice on…
Going to a country church
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…
Children feeding a Calf
Charming illustration to download showing a picture of two children feeding a calf while its mother looks on.
Victorian picture showing a windmill.