Farmers and soldiers having a foraging party during the Civil War.
Group of people leaving a rural area.
Mill, with a man standing and a man on horseback in the foreground.
A smoothing harrow, which is a good tool for killing weeds and fitting land
A spring-tooth harrow, particularly useful on stony land.
Two young men prepare the field using a simple harrow pulled by a horse. One man follows behind the…
Farm machine that gathers a food crop from the fields
Grass cut and dried for fodder.
An illustration of a wagon covered with hay.
An illustration of two hens walking through a field.
A typical single-wheel hoe and cultivator, 1919.
A typical double-wheel hoe and cultivator for straddling the rows, 1919.
An illustration of a hog.
"Hold On. From the drawing by Horace Vernet." -Rees, 1894
A Clydesdale horse, used for pulling heavy loads.
A simple hotbed.
An illustration of a farm house.
This is the Cock that crowed in the morn, that waked the Priest all shaven and shorn, that married the…
This is the Farmer that sowed the corn, that kept the Cock that crowed in the morn, that waked the Priest…
A city house in the country. A low house would be better suited to sitting alone on a hill.
Jute, also known as Calcutta Hemp, is a fiber obtained from several species of the genus Corchorus of…
A lister, used for planting corn in semi-arid regions.
A machine for cutting down standing grain, usually worked by a pair of horses, the cutting machinery…
A man drinking water from a well.
An adult male leaning on the bottom of a Dutch door standing at the entrance of a barn.
An illustration of man on a farm with two young boys. He is pointing at a building with a weather vane…
An illustration of a man tying a calf to a wall.
A man using a cultivator in a field.
A manure spreader in operation. The manure was pitched from the stable to the spreader, handled only…
A farmer spreading manure by throwing it in piles and spreading it around.
F farmer spreading manure with a shovel in a field.
A farmer spreading manure firectly from atop a wagon.
A machine used to separate immature seeds from wheat, oats, rye, barley, and other grains. This diagram…
"The Nativity. By Albrecht Dürer. From the engraving on copper." -Heath, 1901
A tier of nests with a broody coop on top.
White pines coming into a pasture. On this land trees pay better than the poor pasture.
Trees in a pasture.
Two medieval peasants, a man and woman, break clods of earth apart with mallets. The man is swinging…
"Petits! Petits! Petits! Foraging in an Enemy's Country. From the drawing by Horace Vernet." -Rees,…
A plain with animals on it.
A planker, used for crushing clods of soil.
This design features an adjustable plough allowing for the wing to pivot.
A good plow.
An old Roman plow.
Farmer plowing with two horses.
Men using a donkey to plow their farm.
A scene from the Middle Ages, in which two people are plowing their land. One drives the oxen with a…
Rake leaning against fence.
Raking hay and loading it onto a wagon.
A landscape of a ranch with cows.
A group of birds of the order Rasores, settled around a farmyard scene.
Men and women reap the grain from a field in the 14th century. Two women are bent over using sickles…
Reynard the Fox, dressed as a monk, telling the rooster, Chanticleer, that he does not eat animals anymore,…
African slaves unloading rice barges at a South Carolinian rice plantation.
A roller. Crushes clods and packs the surface so as to keep the seed moist at the expense of increased…
Illustration of a Roman farmer driving his plow, called an aratrum. The man wears a typical brimmed…
Rustic Children, a painting by Thomas Gainsborough.
"And she went, and came and gleaned in the field after the reapers: and her hap was to light on the…
A normal rye plant.