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[Farmers nooning, from the original picture in the possession of Jona. Sturges Esqr.] / Wm. S. Mount 1836.

[Farmers nooning, from the original picture in the possession of Jona. Sturges Esqr.] / Wm. S. Mount 1836.

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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 (scythe, rake, pitchfork) are present; split-rail fence and haystack are visible in the background.
Title from "published" print.
Signed on plate on lower left: Wm. S. Mount 1836.
Description based on "published" version with a distinct plate mark.
Sheet measures: 552 x 598 mm
State derived from comparison with other versions in the trial proof series.
Library copy has an inscription in pencil at bottom right, within plate mark, that states: Two-Thirds Finished. Alfred Jones Scp.
The Library has eleven prints; this print represents one in a series of nine trial proofs and two "published" prints.

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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, funder
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Source

Library of Congress
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Copyright info

No known restrictions on publication.