Trout Lily / Adder Tongue Lily
During the 19th century women artists in America
and England looked to the natural world for inspiration.
"Specimen of a Leaf
of the Morus Multicaulis Tree for The Silk Grower"
This promotional flyer depicts the mulberry tree
morus multicaulis, an agricultural experiment that
caused a financial bubble in 1838.
Throughout the 18th and early 19th centuries pockets
were not attached to women's and girls' clothing.
The Old Oliver Tractor
This early 19th century photograph is of three children
sitting on an elongated tractor with an exposed engine.
This fireboard is from the Ryther house in Bernardston,
Massachusetts, is attributed to Jared Jessup.
Onions became an important cash crop in the mid-Connecticut
River Valley at the turn of the 20th century.
This Japanese-inspired hanging depicting a rose
tree was produced by the Deerfield Society of Blue
and White Needlework and exhibited in arts and
Screen Panel-"The Peacock"
The peacock was an oft used design motif during
the Arts and Crafts Movement.
"Bancroft's Agricultural Almanack...1826"
Almanacs such as "Bancroft's Agricultural
Almanack for 1826" were extremely popular
among Americans in the 18th and 19th centuries.