"The Day after a Thaw: Farmer Gripper wishes he could swim home." Plate VIII in Bowers's A Month in the Midlands. There is very little text in this series of amusing scenes from the Midlands sporting (and flirting) calendar!

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Bowers, Georgina. A Month in the Midlands. London: Bradbury, Agnew, 1874. Internet Archive. Contributed by the Webster Family Library of Veterinary Medicine. Web. 15 July 2017.

Created 15 July 2017