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Title: Welsh Costumes / Farmer’s Daughters. Farm Servant. Market Woman. Farmer’s Wife / Sold by D. Ll. Lewis, Rhyl / Eng. by Newman and Co., 48 Watling St., London
Description:
(1) ‘Farmer’s daughter’ Girl with Welsh hat, shawl, short-sleeved gown, apron.
(2) ‘Farmer’s daughter’. Woman with Welsh hat, goffered cap, shawl, skirt, carrying an umbrella.
She is very similar to the ‘Farmer's daughter’ in J.C. Rowland, 'Welsh Costumes [showing Errand Girl etc.] ’1848, and R Griffith’s ‘Welsh Costumes taken on a market day in Wales’ 1850s.
(3) ‘Farm Servant’ with staved container on her head, goffered cap with broad ribbon tie, shawl, short-sleeved ?gown, skirt, shoes.
(4) ‘Market Woman’ with Welsh hat, goffered cap with broad ribbon tie; shawl, long-sleeved gown (the bunched tail is visible on the left; apron, shoes; carrying a basket.
(5) ‘Farmer’s wife’ Elderly woman with Welsh hat, goffered cap with broad ribbon tie; cloak, apron, carrying an umbrella.
Note: It is very unusual for a small girl like the one on the left to be shown wearing a Welsh hat.
Medium: steel engraving
Size: paper: 10.2 x 13.4 cms
Artist:
Engraver: Newman & Co.
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Publisher:
Sold by: D. Ll. Lewis, Rhyl
Date: 1850 (about)

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