Occupation title source   Asman
Occupation title (english) Cinders and ashes loaders
Hiscode 99910
Description of Image Two men are working together. In the left foreground, one man has his legs spread apart, his knees bent, and leans forward from the waist in his effort to lift the weight of a long flat shovel which he holds with both hands. The shovel is loaded with ashes. He is lifting them onto a flatbottomed boat. A second man is standing in the boat, his back to the viewer. He holds the boat in place up against the quayside with a pole so that it will not drift away. Behind the men on the opposite side of the water is a church. Ashes from wood or charcoal coal cinders, or peat ash was collected from m...
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Gender Male
Title of the image As. Krebben leegen
Translation (English) Loading Cinders and Ashes
Language source Dutch
Country source The Netherlands
Artist's name Lenaert Bramer
Artist's years and locations 1596-1674
Date of creation 1659 (circa)
Medium Drawing
Collection name Straatwerken
Provenance Prentenkabinet, Leiden
Collection address University of Leiden
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