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"The Agricultural Lock-Out - Anxious Moments"
This is an original 1874 black and white in-text wood engraving of an illustration by Sir Sydney Prior Hall (1842-1922) that portrays an English farmer sitting on his plow, staring into the cold, black eyes of his scarecrow during the Agricultural Lock-Out in 1874 during the Victorian era.
This 139+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Some light surface rub. Please note: There is printing on the verso.
Period Paper is proud to present a collection of wood engravings from 1874 issues of The Graphic magazine that depict the people, places, and events of the Victorian era world, including; Warwick Castle, the homes of John Bunyan and Alfred, Lord Tennyson, soldiers of the British Army during the Third Anglo-Ashanti War, Queen Victoria, and other members of the British Royal Family. To continue browsing this interesting collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!
This piece was illustrated by Hall, Sydney. Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.
Keywords specific to this image: Farming, Pastoral, Fields, Plough