'The Last Load': haymaking, 1872.

'The Last Load': haymaking, 1872.
2 9 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

Plate taken from the Illustrated London News. Despite the growing importance of steam powered machinery in farming, this is a very traditional rural scene: the hay seems to have been brought in by hand, and has been loaded on a horse-drawn wagon. The mood is festive as the last load is brought in; musicians and small children flying flags from the cart, accompany the workers, who include women and older children.

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