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The Encampment on Blackheath MDCCLXXX – Sandby 1783

Paul Sandby  1731 –  1809

Day 5 of wheelbarrow week and this one is a Duesy.  Click on the picture and get the close-up, I promise you will find something interesting.

Detail: wheelbarrow, children, doll, dog,  wagon, horse, soldier, mill, burrow, basket, fire, cook-pot, cooking, tent, vendor,  drum, waggoner, cards, duck, camp follower, military camp

Bonus wheelbarrow from Diderot’s L’Enclyclopedie

Happy Baby with Mother 1728

Willem van Mieris (3 June 1662, Leiden – 26 January 1747, Leiden)

A beautiful domestic scene, the cherubic faced child is a great touch.  A lot of great detail: bird cage, colander, baskets, onion bottle, stoneware bottle, knife, plate, bread, foot warmers, brazier, shoes, dog, doll, chair, crib, table, plate rack, plates

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