Antique prints of Agricultural Methods, Farm Machines
and Historical Farming Scenes

Enjoy this small collection of prints showing nostalgic and documentary agricultural scenes and implements from times past. Please contact us if you are looking for special agricultural themes

All prints are in good condition unless otherwise stated

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Upper image: A Kansas Wheatfield"
Lower image: "A Roadside Station on the Plains. Over the Plains to Colorado."

Wood engraving from "The London Illustrated News" dated 1885.
On the backside is text, including an article "Over the Plains to Colorado".

Upper image: 13.2 x 22.6 cm ( 5.1 x 8.8 ")
Lower image: 18.5 x 23.5 cm ( 7.2 x 9.2 ")

$ 50.00

Order Nr. AGRICULTURE8813


"Reifheizen in den Alpen"

Wood engraving 1885. Backside is printed.

16.7 x 24.2 cm ( 6.5 x 9.5 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. AGRICULTURE8815


"Agriculture"
"Jardin Potager, Serres"

Copper engraving by Diederot / d'Alambert, 1751.

32 x 20.5 cm ( 12.5 x 8 ")

$ 50.00

Order Nr. AGRICULTURE8820


The Watering Place.

Very fine steel engraving by William Miller after a painting by Thomas Gainsborough ca 1850.
Strong imprint. A few minor sports in margins.

23 x 28 cm ( 9 x 11 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. AGRICULTURE236593


Honey Mouches a Miel Diderot

"OEconomie Rustique"
"Mouches a Miel"

Fine copper engraving by Bernard for Diderot and D'Alembert, 1762.

33 x 20.5 cm ( 12.9 x 8 ")

$ 130.00

Order Nr. BEE246840


No title. ( parts of plows )

Copper engraving by B. Cole published 1755.

9.5 x 16.5 cm ( 3.7 x 6.4 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. AGRICULTURE245195


"Ruth et Booz" ( Ruth and Boaz)

Wood engraving after a paintng by Glayre, daed 1858. Below the image and on the reverse side is
text in French about the Biblial story of Ruth and Boaz. The article continues on the reverse sie.

10.5 x 14.5 cm ( 4.1 x 5.7 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. JUDAICA244751


"Ackerbau" ( agriculture )

Steel engraving by Henry 1840.

9 x 16 cm ( 3.5 x 6.2 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. EGYPT244851


"Auf einer Tanya" ( on a farm )

Image: 17 x 35 cm ( 6.6 x 13.7 ")

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Reverse side:

"Dreschverfahren auf dem Lande" ( thrashing in the country )

Image: 23 x 35 cm ( 9 x 13.7 ")

Page with wood engravings on both sides. Published 1880.

Page size: 27 x 41 cm ( 10.6 x 16.1 ")

$ 60.00

Order Nr. HUNGARY246682


"Heu - Ernte" ( hay harvest )

Wood engraving made after the oil painting by J. Koeckert ca 1880. Attractive handcoloring.
Reverse side is printed. Vertical centerfold. Some signs of age and use in margins.

24 x 38.5 cm ( 9.4 x 15.1 ")

Order Nr. AGRICULTURE242650SOLD


Paul Halke - Nach schwerer Arbeit

"Nach schwerer Arbeit" ( After hard work )

Chromolithograph after the painting by Paul Halke ( 1866-1925 ? ) published ca 1905.
On the reverse side is a partial article ( in German ) about art during this time.

23 x 29 cm ( 9 x 11.4 ")

$ 55.00

Order Nr. AGRICULTURE241861


"Heimkehr vom Felde" ( homewardbound from the field )

Wood engraving 1882. A farm family and their animals returns home from working in the field.
Minor signs of age and use on margin edges. Light age toning.

Image with border 20 x 28 cm ( 7.8 x 11 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. AGRICULTURE242195


Fellahs

"Fellahs laboureurs"

Wood engraving 1883. On the reverse side is text in French about the Fellahs.

14.7 x 22 cm ( 5.7 x 8.6 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. AGRICULTURE244535


"The Farm Yard"

Fine steel engraving by J. Godfrey after a painting by T.S. Cooper ca 1850.
Attractive hand coloring.

18 x 25.5 cm ( 7 x 10 ")

$ 65.00

Order Nr. COW242592


"Nr. 1. Return from Market"

Mezzotinto engraving by John Raphael Smith (1751-1812)

Painter: George Morland (1762-1804)

Publisher: I.R. Smith. London, dated 1801

On their way home from selling produce and possibly animals at the market, a farmer's family stops at an inn for refreshments. The inn is obviously owned by a farmer. He shares a beer with his traveller guests while the some stay on the wagon where they are served a refreshment. Donkey also drinks his share of water. And a sow with her piglets is typically searching the ground for edibles. In other words: A typical rustic scene, painted by George Morland. J.R. Smith is a master of mezzotint engraving. In this black and white version we can admire the light and shadow effects he so masterfully commands.

Right margin added. Left margin supported behind. Margins have some very small repaired tears, none of them reaching image. There are some other traces of age and use, none of which are detrimental. We have acknowledged small blemishes by adjusting our price accordingly.

45 x 55,5 cm (ca. 17.7 x 21.9")

$ 950.00

Order Nr.EXCLUSIVE244620


"The Barn Door"

Mzzotinto engraving. Printed in color and hand-finished.

Engraver: William Ward (1766-1826)

Painter: George Morland (1763-1804)

Publisher: T. Simpson. London, dated 1792

Rustic scene, typical for George Morland. albeit he goes slightly into erotic happenings. A farm boy catches and embraces the milk maid from behind. Her welcoming smile is suggesting only flimsy objection as he reaches unscrupulously for her bosom, while the stable help is watching the forward approach of his pal with openly displayed envy. From out the open barn door a cow observes the scene with little emotion, while two donkeys couldn't care less and a sow forages the ground contently.

The print has been mounted on cardboard. Right margin added. The print had obviously been framed and had decorated a wall space somewhere for some time.

By mounting a print on a cardboard it looses some value. Passing time and the fact that this print had been exposed to air and light for long has also diminished its value. Taking this into account we have discounted the value of this print. Since it is a genuine rural Morland scene it is, at this reduced price, a wonderful bargain

44,5 x 55,8 cm (ca. 17.5 x 22")

$ 500.00

Order Nr.EXCLUSIVE224619


"The Cottager's Wealth"

Mezzotinto engraving Printed in color and hand-finished.

Engraver: George Keating (1762-1842)

Painter: George Morland ( 1763-1804)

Publisher: Morgan & Company. Lodon, dated 1798

One of these extraordinary rustic scene prints which George Morland was so famous for. The farmer's wife and their boy are in the stable feeding three piglets cabbage leaves. The donkey looking on with interest over her shoulder.

Stunning color. Left, right and upper margins have been widened beyond the plate mark. A few minor traces of age and use. None of them disturbing the beautiful impression.

45 x 55,5 cm (ca. 17.7 x 21.9")

$ 1500.00

Order Nr.EXCLUSIVE244621


"Dorfstrasse" ( Village street )

Wood engraving made after a photograph of the painting by Paul Meyerheim ca 1885.
Hand coloring. Light age toning. Reverse side is printed.

17 x 25.5 cm ( 6.6 x 10")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. COW 242591


"Prizes from the Smithfield Club Cattle Show"

Wood engraving dated Dec. 1858. Reverse side is printed. Vertical centerfold.

34.5 x 51 cm ( 13.5 x 20 ")

$ 65.00

Order Nr. COW 242580


"Aurora"

Drawing by: Nicolaas Berghem (Berchem) - (1620-1683)

Engravers:

Claes Janzoon Visscher II. (1586-1652) and Justus Danckerts (1635-1701)

Amsterdam, ca. 1660/70

The first state of this engraving was done by Visscher ca. 1650. In this second state Justus Danckerts obviously gave it finishing touches and engraved his own name in the plate as the artist who executed these finishing touches.

While Visscher and Danckerts both belong to family clans who were cartographers and publishers of maps and atlases in Amsterdam, the scene here is typical of Berghems pastoral scenes he so much liked depicting. Berghem's curriculum is not very well documented. But it seems that he spent time in Italy, an assumption well founded by the landscapes he painted and drew. The possible time period most likely for a journey to Italy is expected to be 1642/43. This would fit the drawing for the etching here offered, when compared with the life periods of the artists signatures.

It's a lovely pastoral scene. Aurora = sunrise = early morning. The departure of a shepherd party. One of them ready to mount his mule, the other fixing the hoof of another mule. Wife, a baby in her arms, watching, a toddler playing, a bigger child helping to load. The herd, cows, sheep a donkey) is still resting, waiting for the call.

A classical Berghem etching, well designed and balanced showing the activities at the break of another work day of shepherd life.

The print has centerfold. It is cut to borderline and mounted on heavy woven paper.

The impression is very good. Due to mounting the print there are some creases along centerfold and in the sky.
Minor repairs and signs of age.

32,5 x 36,8 cm (ca. 12.8 x 14.5")

$ 360.00

Order Nr.OLDMASTER242708


Farm Yard

"A Farm Yard"

Steel engraving by F.J. Havell after the famous painting by Teniers. Ca 1850.

Image: 11.5 x 16 cm ( 4.5 x 6.2 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. AGRICULTURE243484


Wildheuer in der Schweiz

"Wildheuer in der Schweiz" ( Wild haymaking in Switzerland )

Wood engraving ca 1882. Blue border with narrow outside margins.

Image with border: 27.5 x 20 cm ( 10.8 x 7.8 ")

$ 55.00

Order Nr. CH241868


Two pages showing farmhouses in England, Russia, Upper Bavaria, Saxony, Ditmarsen, Norway, Sweden, Hungary and Franconia.

Wood engravings ca 1875. On the reverse sides is text in German about farming and farmhouses.

Page size: 28 x 21 cm ( 11 x 8.2 ")

Price for the two pages: $ 35.00

Order Nr. AGRICULTURE244635


"The Paris International Exhibition"

"Model of a Farm in the Department of the Seine and Marne"
"Modele d'ine Ferme du Department de Seine et Marne"

Wood engraving dated 1867. Reverse side is printed.

Page size: 37 x 26 cm ( 14.5 x 10.2 ")

$ 55.00

Order Nr. COW241692


"Palestine"
"Pressoir 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Instruments aratoires"
( wine press, plowing instruments )

Steel engraving by Lemaitre after Gaucherel ca 1850.

13.7 x 9 cm ( 5.3 x 3.5 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr.NEAREAST241552


Les Differentes Modes d Irrigation aux Bords du Nil

"Les Differentes Modes d Irrigation aux Bords du Nil."

Wood engraving after Darjou, 1883.
Reverse side is printed. Overall light age toning.

22.5 x 15.3 cm ( 8.8 x 6 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. EGYPT239965


Agriculture Antique

"Agriculture Antique"

"Un Laborge en Egypte, avec Attelage local"

Wood engraving published 1884. Reverse side is printed.

15.3 x 22.5 cm ( 6 x 8.8 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. EGYPT240739


"Heuernte zu Moenchgut auf der Insel Ruegen"

Wood engraving after a painting by W. Zimmer ca 1885. Reverse side is printed.
Light age toning in margins.

16.7 x 24 cm ( 6.5 x 9.4 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. MECKLENBURG238806.


"Widerlegt"
"Fremder.......So, das Mannsbild dort ist Euer neuer Buergermeister?.....Bei dieser Wahl habt Ihr offenbar
nicht bedacht, dass einer Gemeinde nur einer energischen Persoenlichkeit uebertragen werden soll?!. . . .
Einheimischer: O, das haben wir sehr wohl bedacht - schauen Sie sich nur einmal die Frau Buergermeister an!"

Wood engraving after Ph. Gratz dated 1908. Reverse side is printed.

23.5 x 18 cm ( 9.2 x 7 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. AGRICULTURE241407


"Steam Plough on the Farm of Colonel W.C. Patterson, New Jersey."

Wood engraving ca 1875. Backside is printed.

12.5 x 23.2 cm ( 4.4 x 9.1 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. AGRICULTURE8809


"A Harvest Scene in the West - Threshing Grain in the Field"

Wood engraving after O.D: Steigenberger from "Harper´s Weekly" dated 1878.
Very light vertical centerfold. Backside is printed.

23 x 34 cm ( 9 x 13.3 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. AGRICULTURE8818


The Valley Farm

Fine steel engraving by J.C. Bentley after a painting by J. Constable. Printed ca 1850.

23.5 x 19 cm ( 9.2 x 7.4 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. AGRICULTURE236564


"Heuernte zu Moenchgut auf der Insel Ruegen"

Wood engraving after a painting by W. Zimmer from "Gartenlaube", ca 1880. Backside is printed.

16.7 x 24 cm (6.5 x 9.4 ")

$20.00

Order Nr. AGRICULTURE8808


"Bray's Patent Traction-Engine"

Wood engraving dated 1858.
Backside is printed.

14.5 x 22.7 cm ( 5.7 x 8.9 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. AGRICULTURE8816


"The Rutland Ploughing Meeting at Uppingham"

Wood engraving ca 1860. Backside is printed.

15 x 22.6 cm ( 5.9 x 8.9 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. AGRICULTURE8817


Images: Flemish "Mollebart" or leveling spade, Paring-iron, Dibbling for sowing seed, Roman plough, Smiths subsoil Plough, Common Rhomboidal Harrow, Turn-wrist Plaough, Improved Flemish Plough with one wheel and skim coulter, Bush Harrow, Ransoms Rutland Plough, Anglo-Saxon Plough, Lamberts Mole Plough, Bedfordshire Plough with Wheels.

Wood engraving ca 1885. Text on reverse side.
Small repaired tear on right margin edge.

Page size: 35 x 25 cm ( 13.7 x 9.8 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. AGRICULTURE8822


"Die Heuernte"
(Hay harvest)

Wood engraving ca 1880.

20.7 x 17.5 cm ( 8.1 x 6.8 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. AGRICULTURE8811SOLD


"Haymaking in Switzerland"

Wood engraving after a painting by H. Moore, ca 1880.
Backside is printed. Narrow upper margin.

16.3 x 23.5 cm ( 6.4 x 9.2 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. AGRICULTURE8801SOLD


Costumi Chinesi

Piantagione del Riso

Lithograph from an Italian source ca 1845. Very fine original hand coloring.

15.6 x 24.5 cm ( 6.1 x 9.6 ")

$ 125.00

Order Nr. CHINA1484


Harvesting Broom-Corn

Photogravure 1887. Reverse side is printed.

16.7 x 23 cm ( 6.4 x 9 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. AGRICULTURE8821

Alter Roemische Pflug

Alter Norfolk Pflug

Roterham Pflug

Paring's Pflug Englisher Doppel-Pflug

Steel engraving from Meyers, ca 1875.

Page size: 23.5 x 15 cm ( 9.2 x 5.9 ")

$45.00

Order Nr. AGRICULTURE8806


Small's Ketten-Pflug

Sommerville's Einfacher Pflug

Ducket's Pflug

Steel engraving from Meyers, ca 1875.
Light browning on margin edges.

Page size: 23.5 x 15 cm ( 9.2 x 5.9 ")

$45.00

Order Nr. AGRICULTURE8805


 

"Finlayson's Verbesserter
Englischer Pflug"

Steel engraving from Meyers, ca 1875.
Light water stain in upper right margin.

Page size: 23.5 x 15 cm ( 9.2 x 5.9 ")

$45.00

Order Nr. AGRICULTURE8804


Lester's Cultivator

Eng. Scuffler

Schwere Acker Walze

Steel engraving from Meyers, ca 1875.

Page size: 23.5 x 15 cm ( 9.2 x 5.9 ")

$45.00

Order Nr. AGRICULTURE8803


"Treading Out the Corn"

Photogravure by Coupil after a painting by J.L. Gérôme. Published by Samuel Hall in New York, ca 1890.
Printed on fine China paper and laid down on strong backing.

17.2 x 24 cm ( 6.7 x 9.4 ")

$45.00

Order Nr. AGRICULTURE8802


"Messrs. Tuxford's Traction-Engine, Exhibited at the Smithfield Club Cattle Show"

Wood engraving f ca 1860. Backside is printed.

11.7 x 14.5 cm ( 4.6 x 5.7 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. AGRICULTURE8814

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