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Sod-Breakers Wood Engraving



Sod-Breakers Wood Engraving
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Title: Sod-Breakers Wood Engraving
Description: Sod-breaker and five yoke of oxen plowing in front of the “Old Cottage Inn”. In the foreground a boat is on the shoreline.

Image ID: 103622
Creation
Date:
1840 ca.
Creator
Name:
Unknown
City, State: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Collection
Name:
Vanderbilt, Paul : Paul Vanderbilt "Iconography of Wisconsin" Photo Series, Discussions, 1965-1967 and 1982-1984
Genre: Print
Additional
Information:
Appears in Thematic Panel Image ID: 102484

Photocopy of a wood-engraving, probably from: "Leading events of Wisconsin History", by Henry E. Legler, 1898.

See also Image ID's: 53166 and 53168.

Subjects: Porches
Hats
Taverns (Inns)
Boats and boating
Plowing
Men
Work clothes
Implements, utensils, etc.
Water
Shorelines
Oxen
Engraving
Fields (Agriculture)
 

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