Occupation title source   Fermier
Occupation title (english) Farmer
Hiscode 61110
Description of Image A young man wearing a soft, brimmed hat walks with a collection of wooden sieves strapped onto his back, holding one sieve in each hand. His mouth is open as he cries out his wares on a town street. A gabled building is in the background at the right. Between the sieve‑seller and the building, a woman wearing an apron over her skirt bends slightly at the waist and sifts something onto the ground with a large sieve she holds in both hands. Sieves were exceedingly practical items, used by housewives to sift barley, dried peas and beans, rice, and flour free of dirt, dust, chaff, pe...
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Gender Male/Female
Title of the image Basse Cour
Subtitle Oeconomie rustique
Translation (English) Farmyard
Language source French
Country source France
Date of creation 1763-1777
Medium Plate
Collection name Diderot
Provenance D. Diderot & J. Le Rond d`Alembert eds, Encyclopédie méthodique. Paris 1763-1777 & 1783-87.
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