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Countrywoman Collection

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: Demon and Witches

Demon and Witches
A countrywoman is amazed to see two witches - one male, one female - flying past escorted by the Devil who, it seems, also needs a broomstick

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: Burnham Beeches, Bucks

Burnham Beeches, Bucks
A woodland area near Slough, Berkshire, famed for its magnificent beech and other trees : a countrywoman and her dog are collecting firewood

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: Witchcraft - Flying

Witchcraft - Flying
A countrywoman is amazed to see two witches - one male, one female - flying past escorted by the Devil who, it seems, also needs a broomstick Date: circa 1600

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: Breton Sorciere

Breton Sorciere
BRETON SORCIERE Naia, the Sorciere du Vieux Chateau of Rochefort-en- Terre, Bretagne, gives a consultation to a somewhat self-conscious countrywoman

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: A Woman of No Importance

A Woman of No Importance
A rather dark humoured illustration by Phil May, entitled A Woman of No Importance, a skit on the title of the play by Oscar Wilde of 1893

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: Villager with a dog, 1890s

Villager with a dog, 1890s
Villager with a faithful dog, 1890s Date: 1890s

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: Gathering wild flowers, 1890s

Gathering wild flowers, 1890s
Woman gathering wild flowers in a country meadow, 1890s Date: 1890s

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: Countrywoman carrying a pot over a bridge, 1890s

Countrywoman carrying a pot over a bridge, 1890s
A young countrywoman carries a pot of water on her head over a rustic and rudimentary bridge, 1890s Date: 1890s

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: Villagers outside stone cottages, 1890s

Villagers outside stone cottages, 1890s
Three rustic villagers in rather posed positions, on a patch of grass ouside stone cottages, 1890s Date: 1890s

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: Woman crossing a brook, 1890s

Woman crossing a brook, 1890s
Woman with a basket on her back crossing a brook, 1890s Date: 1890s

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: Woman on wash day in the country, 1890s

Woman on wash day in the country, 1890s
Countrywoman on washing day, outside, 1890s Date: 1890s

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: Women by a brook, 1890s

Women by a brook, 1890s
Three young rural women by a brook, 1890s. One has a garden fork slung over her shoulder. Date: 1890s

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: Countrywoman going to the spring

Countrywoman going to the spring
Picturesque scene of a rustic woman going to a stream to collect water, 1890s. She has an armful of flowers. Date: 1890s

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: Marie Tempest - famous British light soprano

Marie Tempest - famous British light soprano
Detail of the painting The Hay by Jules Bastien-Lepage (1848-1884) Date: 1910

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: A countrywoman of Dieppe, going to mass in her best clothes Date: circa 1850

A countrywoman of Dieppe, going to mass in her best clothes Date: circa 1850

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: ST GOTHARD TUNNEL CONST

ST GOTHARD TUNNEL CONST
Early stages of the construct- -ion of the Saint Gothard tunnel : a countrywoman is not too pleased at the prospect of international express trains rushing past her door... Date: 1874

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: SOCIAL / USA KENTUCKY

SOCIAL / USA KENTUCKY
A Kentucky countrywoman in the doorway of her home: she is a mother of three at the age of 17 Date: 1907

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: Social scenes: Norway storyteller, c. 1851

Social scenes: Norway storyteller, c. 1851
In a peasant home, an old countrywoman holds her hearers entranced with her folktales and stories of times gone by. Date: circa 1851

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: STREET TRADES / POTS

STREET TRADES / POTS
An itinerant pedlar seeks to persuade a French countrywoman to purchase one of his pots Date: circa 1840

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: Jovial Italian Woman - Portrait - smiling

Jovial Italian Woman - Portrait - smiling Date: circa 1900s

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: A young Russian Country woman at the village well

A young Russian Country woman at the village well
At the Well - A young Russian Country woman goes to the village well to collect water - beautiful postcard design by Bilibin. Date: 1901

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: Countrywoman gathering firewood

Countrywoman gathering firewood in rural England. Date: 1890s

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: Mowing. Engraving, 19th century. Colored

Mowing. Engraving, 19th century. Colored
History agriculture. Mowing. Engraving, 19th century

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: Norway. Fisherman and peasant in the Valley of Eide. Colored

Norway. Fisherman and peasant in the Valley of Eide. Colored engraving in The Iberian Illustration, 1885

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: Spain. Northern peasants. Colored engraving

Spain. Northern peasants. Colored engraving
Spain. Northern peasants. Engraving in The Spanish and American Illustration, 19th century. Colored

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: French Peasant Murdered

French Peasant Murdered
Germans burst into a church accusing a countrywoman of leading them into an ambush by directions she gave them the previous day, so they shoot her. Date: 1915

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: Wiltshire Sunbonnet

Wiltshire Sunbonnet
A practical sunbonnet worn by a Wiltshire countrywoman has a flap which extends over the neck & shoulders to protect them from the harsh sun. Date: 1907

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: Mary Benton (120)

Mary Benton (120)
MARY BENTON Countrywoman of Kiverston, Durham, England : at age 119 she fed her chickens, enjoyed good hearing and sight, and never consulted a doctor. Date: 1731 - 1851

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: Friederike Hauffe

Friederike Hauffe
FRIEDERIKE HAUFFE The Seeress of Prevorst German countrywoman, patient of Justinus Kerner, who displayed remarkable psychic phenomena Date: 1801 - 1829

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: Russian Countrywoman with pitchfork and red headscarf

Russian Countrywoman with pitchfork and red headscarf
Russian Countrywoman with wooden pitchfork and red headscarf. Date: 1903

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: Russian Peasant Couple - Fantastic Headdress

Russian Peasant Couple - Fantastic Headdress
Russian Peasant Couple of Southern Russia (Caucasus - possibly Georgia?) - The lady is wearing a fantastic Headdress, typical of this region. Date: circa 1902

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: Sullen Russian girl seated in the undergrowth

Sullen Russian girl seated in the undergrowth
Sullen Russian country girl (in need of a good joke) seated in the undergrowth. Date: circa 1902

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: Russian Countrywomen in traditional costume

Russian Countrywomen in traditional costume
Russian Countrywomen in a variety of traditional costumes Date: 1902

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: Russian Countrywoman in traditional costume

Russian Countrywoman in traditional costume Date: 1902

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: Russian Countrywoman wearing floral headdress

Russian Countrywoman wearing floral headdress
Russian Countrywoman wearing a floral headdress Date: circa 1905

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: Female Type Well Rounded

Female Type Well Rounded
A well-rounded countrywoman in a bright orange flowery dress. Date: 1913

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: Hyeres, France - Countrywoman with watering can

Hyeres, France - Countrywoman with watering can
Hyeres, Provence, France - Countrywoman with watering can about to water her plants. She stands next to an impressive grapevine

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: Russian Ladys Hair

Russian Ladys Hair
A Russian countrywoman grows her hair long, but keeps it under control by confining it within a long embroidered sheath (for want of a better word)

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: Egyptian Women & Men

Egyptian Women & Men
An Egyptian countrywoman doing her laundry, with her baby sitting on her neck and an older child : and other Egyptian countryfolk

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: German Strawberries

German Strawberries
A countrywoman from the Hamburg region dressed in her picturesque costume carries two heavy baskets of erdbeeren - strawberries - suspended from a yoke on her shoulders

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: Carding Wool

Carding Wool
CARDING WOOL - A countrywoman shows her daughter - or maybe grand-daughter - how to comb and disentangle wool with a wool-card

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: French Countrywoman C15

French Countrywoman C15
Countrywoman from the environs of Paris, during the reign of Charles VII. Date: 1443

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: Racial / Scottish Woman

Racial / Scottish Woman
A Scottish countrywoman in her cottage

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: Lady Lifts Car 1925

Lady Lifts Car 1925
When a car overturns between Amboise and Tours, in the Loire valley, countrywoman Madame Bonnigal lifts it and frees the two men who are trapped beneath it

Background imageCountrywoman Collection: Selling Pots, Hungary

Selling Pots, Hungary
A countrywoman sells pots in the market at Kalocsa, Hungary



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