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Old-Fashioned Farm Life Coloring Book|A. G. Smith
Old-Fashioned Farm Life Coloring Book : Nineteenth Century Activities on the Firestone Farm at Greenfield Village
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Life on a farm before the advent of tractors relied on horse-drawn equipment and the skills and labor of many people, as the detailed drawings in this fascinating book reveal. Accurately rendered by A. G. Smith, 43 ready-to-color illustrations depict a wide variety of farm activities in mid-nineteenth-century America.
Based on scenes re-created on the Firestone Farm at historic Greenfield Village in Dearborn, Michigan, the drawings include authentically detailed views of kitchen chores (churning butter, preparing foods); seasonal occupations (shearing sheep, mowing hay, gathering pumpkins, harvesting and sugaring off maple syrup), as well as plowing, planting, caring for livestock, splitting firewood, raising a barn, and many other activities.
Peter H. Cousins, Curator of Agriculture at Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village, has written an informative introduction and provided fact-filled captions for this entertaining and educational view of life in bygone rural America.

  • ISBN-13: 9780486261485
  • ISBN-10: 0486261484
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publish Date: February 1990
  • Dimensions: 11 x 6.54 x 0.22 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.39 pounds
  • Page Count: 48
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-14