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Description - The Victorian Farmer by David J. Eveleigh

The Victorian farmer occupied a pivotal role in rural society, paying rents to the landowner and providing employment for the labourer. This book explores the world of the farmer during Queen Victoria's reign, which was a period of considerable change on the farm as the forces of industrialisation made themselves felt. Using contemporary observations, illustrations and museum collections, David J. Eveleigh looks at the working farmer and everyday life in the farmhouse - the furnishings and household tasks. The picture which emerges is more complex and more fascinating than the romantic images which so often shape our views of farming life.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780747801061
ISBN-10: 0747801061
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 149mm x mm)
Pages: 32
Imprint: Shire Publications
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 28-Feb-1991
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - David J. Eveleigh

David J Eveleigh is Curator of Social History for the City of Bristol Museum and Art Gallery at Blaise Castle House Museum. He has written several articles on aspects of social history and also the Shire titles Firegrates and Kitchen Ranges, The Victorian Farmer, Old Cooking Utensils and Brass and Brassware.

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