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Country Fete and Procession

These are two panel paintings which were originally joined which are painted by an English School about 1840. One shows people at a fete in the grounds of a house, and the other, people arriving at the ...

George Tuberville, The Noble Art of Venerie or Hunting, 1611 - A royal picnic, p.91.

A picnic for Shakespeare's royal patron. Among the many engravings of huntsmen and their dogs that illustrate Turberville’s book of the chase, is this of the mid-day break for a meal with wine, ...

Giovanni Boccaccio, The Decameron, 1620 - Book 2, p.112r.

A ribald tale in a Shakespeare sourcebook Shakespeare’s wide range of reading gave him a knowledge of many Italian writers and their work that he might potentially use in his plays, or poems. ...

Small Barrel or Costrel

This small wooden barrel, or costrel, has an iron handle and iron rings to hold the staves, wooden strips, in place. Costrels were used by farm workers to carry their beer and cider out to the fields. ...

Stratford upon Avon. Family picnic

Family group of two adults and three teenage children enjoying a picnic. Note the carrier bag from G. Reynolds, grocers, Stratford upon Avon. 1910s