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May Day Morning

Three couples in rustic dress gathering flowers on May Morning; one man on the left cutting a branch from a tree for his lady, who stands with flowers in her apron; another crowning his lady with a garland; the third woman kneeling to pick flowers; a stream, waterfall, windmills and man ploughing in the background to right.  1794  Hand-coloured mezzotint with some etching

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Three couples in rustic dress gathering flowers on May Morning; one man on the left cutting a branch from a tree for his lady, who stands with flowers in her apron; another crowning his lady with a garland; the third woman kneeling to pick flowers; a stream, waterfall, windmills and man ploughing in the background to right. 1794 Hand-coloured mezzotint with some etching

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