Group of people leaving a rural area.

Fugitives Before the Approach of a Hostile Army

Group of people leaving a rural area.

Mill, with a man standing and a man on horseback in the foreground.

Scene of the Battle of Gaines' Mill

Mill, with a man standing and a man on horseback in the foreground.

A disc-harrow.

Disc harrow

A disc-harrow.

A smoothing harrow, which is a good tool for killing weeds and fitting land

Smoothing harrow

A smoothing harrow, which is a good tool for killing weeds and fitting land

A spring-tooth harrow, particularly useful on stony land.

Spring-tooth harrow

A spring-tooth harrow, particularly useful on stony land.

Farm machine that gathers a food crop from the fields

Tea Harvester

Farm machine that gathers a food crop from the fields

Grass cut and dried for fodder.

Hay

Grass cut and dried for fodder.

An illustration of a wagon covered with hay.

Hay Wagon

An illustration of a wagon covered with hay.

An illustration of two hens walking through a field.

Two Hens

An illustration of two hens walking through a field.

A typical single-wheel hoe and cultivator, 1919.

Hoe and cultivator

A typical single-wheel hoe and cultivator, 1919.

A typical double-wheel hoe and cultivator for straddling the rows, 1919.

Hoe and cultivator

A typical double-wheel hoe and cultivator for straddling the rows, 1919.

An illustration of a hog.

Hog

An illustration of a hog.

"Hold On. From the drawing by Horace Vernet." -Rees, 1894

Hold On

"Hold On. From the drawing by Horace Vernet." -Rees, 1894

A Clydesdale horse, used for pulling heavy loads.

Draft Horse

A Clydesdale horse, used for pulling heavy loads.

A simple hotbed.

Hotbed

A simple hotbed.

An illustration of a farm house.

House

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 Man all tattered and torn, that kissed the Maiden all forlorn, that milked the Cow with the crumpled horn, that tossed the Dog, that worried the Cat, that killed the Rat, that ate the malt, that lay in the house that Jack built.

House the Jack Built—Cock

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 all shaven and shorn, that married the Man all tattered and torn, that kissed the Maiden all forlorn, that milked the Cow with the crumpled horn, that tossed the Dog, that worried the Cat, that killed the Rat, that ate the malt, that lay in the house that Jack built.

House the Jack Built—Farmer

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.

City house

A city house in the country. A low house would be better suited to sitting alone on a hill.

A lister, used for planting corn in semi-arid regions.

Lister

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 being driven by being connected with the wheels on which the machine is drawn over the field.

Reaping Machine

A machine for cutting down standing grain, usually worked by a pair of horses, the cutting machinery…

A man drinking water from a well.

Man drinking from well

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.

Man in Barn

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 on top of it.

Man Pointing

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.

Man Tying Calf to Wall

An illustration of a man tying a calf to a wall.

A man using a cultivator in a field.

Man using a cultivator

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 once.

Manure spreader

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.

Spreading manure

A farmer spreading manure by throwing it in piles and spreading it around.

F farmer spreading manure with a shovel in a field.

Spreading manure

F farmer spreading manure with a shovel in a field.

A farmer spreading manure firectly from atop a wagon.

Spreading manure from a wagon

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 shows the process of how the machine works.

Diagram of a Fanning Mill

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

The Nativity

"The Nativity. By Albrecht Dürer. From the engraving on copper." -Heath, 1901

A tier of nests with a broody coop on top.

Tier of Nests

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.

Pasture with trees

White pines coming into a pasture. On this land trees pay better than the poor pasture.

Trees in a pasture.

Trees in a pasture

Trees in a pasture.

"Petits! Petits! Petits! Foraging in an Enemy's Country. From the drawing by Horace Vernet." -Rees, 1894

Petits! Petits! Petits! Foraging in an Enemy's Country

"Petits! Petits! Petits! Foraging in an Enemy's Country. From the drawing by Horace Vernet." -Rees,…

A plain with animals on it.

Plain

A plain with animals on it.

A planker, used for crushing clods of soil.

Planker

A planker, used for crushing clods of soil.

This design features an adjustable plough allowing for the wing to pivot.

Landscaping Plough

This design features an adjustable plough allowing for the wing to pivot.

A good plow.

Plow

A good plow.

An old Roman plow.

Roman plow

An old Roman plow.

Farmer plowing with two horses.

Plowing

Farmer plowing with two horses.

Men using a donkey to plow their farm.

Plowing

Men using a donkey to plow their farm.

Rake leaning against fence.

Rake

Rake leaning against fence.

Raking hay and loading it onto a wagon.

Raking hay

Raking hay and loading it onto a wagon.

A landscape of a ranch with cows.

Ranch

A landscape of a ranch with cows.

A group of birds of the order <em>Rasores</em>, settled around a farmyard scene.

Rasores

A group of birds of the order Rasores, settled around a farmyard scene.

Reynard the Fox, dressed as a monk, telling the rooster, Chanticleer, that he does not eat animals anymore, right before his hunt on one of the hens.

Reynard the Fox: Tricking Chanticleer

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.

Unloading Rice barges

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 evaporation.

Roller

A roller. Crushes clods and packs the surface so as to keep the seed moist at the expense of increased…

Rustic Children, a painting by Thomas Gainsborough.

Rustic Children

Rustic Children, a painting by Thomas Gainsborough.

A normal rye plant.

Rye

A normal rye plant.

A scene where two people are plowing their land.

Plowing Scene

A scene where two people are plowing their land.

Seal, with a shovel and hoe on it.

True-temper seal

Seal, with a shovel and hoe on it.

A feeding shed used for beef cattle.

Feeding Shed

A feeding shed used for beef cattle.

A sheep, the head of the herd.

Sheep

A sheep, the head of the herd.

An illustration of a herd of sheep.

Sheep

An illustration of a herd of sheep.

An illustration of a ewe, female sheep.

Sheep (Ewe)

An illustration of a ewe, female sheep.

An influential breed of sheep prized for its wool.

Merino Sheep

An influential breed of sheep prized for its wool.

An illustration of a white sheep standing up.

White Sheep

An illustration of a white sheep standing up.