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More Postcards Relating to Spinning February 1, 2011

       caption for the above postcard, Old Woman at Spinning-wheel by E.E. Taylor, 1886.  Published by J. Arthur Dixon Ltd., Great Britain, and Printed by them for the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, Co. Down, N. Ireland

       caption for painting above – Standing Spinner, Jean Francois Millet, French, 1814-1875, Oil on canvas……


One Response to “More Postcards Relating to Spinning”

  1. jstwndrng Says:

    These are beautiful! The hands of the woman in the top one are so expressive! What’s that bottle hanging from the knob on the spinning wheel?

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