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The Hop Pickers

A family outside a thatched cottage with casement windows, gathering hops; an elderly woman sitting under a tre to left with a cat, picking hops from a branch and putting them into a basket, a man carrying a branch loaded with hops towards women and children in the yard to right, who sort them into baskets; with branches of hops standing in the ground behind the cottage, sheep grazing in a field beyond; after George Smith; plate 22 from an unidentified series.  1760  Etching

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A family outside a thatched cottage with casement windows, gathering hops; an elderly woman sitting under a tre to left with a cat, picking hops from a branch and putting them into a basket, a man carrying a branch loaded with hops towards women and children in the yard to right, who sort them into baskets; with branches of hops standing in the ground behind the cottage, sheep grazing in a field beyond; after George Smith; plate 22 from an unidentified series. 1760 Etching

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