Reference Number:- Sprake Number:- Godden Number:-
st 256 STG168a 29a

Man guiding a team of two horses pulling plough, with young boy at horses head.  Background scene of church tower, but no birds

Woven on silk:-

Printed at bottom of card-mount:-
Woven in Pure Silk

God Speed the Plough.

12.7cm deep by 20.1cm wide

4.9cm high by 15.1cm wide

by Austin Sprake:
A horse-drawn ploughing scene with a church in the background. This later version, with the flock of birds not woven in.

by Geoffrey Godden:
[The normal version is recorded as st252 on this site].

A later version, which I have designated 29a [the image above], omits the birds woven above the church. This picture is normally found on type C or later card-mounts; and sometimes the French and German titles, 'Le Laboureur' and 'Gott Segne den Fleissen Landmann', are printed below the English title [more information about these triple title card-mounts]

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