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Farmers nooning, from the original picture in the possession of Jona. Sturges Esqr. / / Wm. S. Mount 1836 ; painted by W.S. Mount ; engraved by Alfred Jones.

Farmers nooning, from the original picture in the possession of Jona. Sturges Esqr. / / Wm. S. Mount 1836 ; painted by W.S. Mount ; engraved by Alfred Jones.

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Summary

Print shows workmen resting in the shade of a tree, one man is sharpening a tool, an African American man reclining on a stack of hay, a young boy is leaning over the stack, tickling the man's ear with a piece of straw, various hay harvesting tools are present; a split-rail fence and haystack are visible in the background.
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Signed on plate on lower left: Wm. S. Mount 1836.
Sheet measures: 599 x 799 mm
Library copy is stamped on the back: Library of Congress, Division of Prints. No. R3499.
The Library has eleven prints; this print represents one of the two "published" prints that are distinct from the nine trial proofs.

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Date

01/01/1843
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Contributors

Jones, Alfred, 1819-1900, engraver
Mount, William Sidney, 1807-1868, artist
Apollo Association for the Promotion of the Fine Arts in the United States, publisher
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Source

Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on publication.