A Sheep Farm in the Peak District. Photograph 1964 by George P. Landow. [You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link your document to this URL.]

A stone farmhouse sits in a valley at the base of steep mint green-covered hills criss-crossed by stone walls. This landscape, now a national park, housed sheep farms like this one that provided the wool for England's textile mills. (The tiny white dots scattered about the hills are sheep.)


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