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Choose from 48 pictures in our Cereal collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.

The Corn-Laws, 1845. Creator: Unknown Featured Print

The Corn-Laws, 1845. Creator: Unknown

The Corn-Laws, 1845. Descriptive History of the Laws relative to the Importation and Exportation of Corn'. Article discussing the the Corn Laws, tariffs and other trade restrictions on imported food and grain enforced in the United Kingdom between 1815 and 1846. The word corn denotes all cereal grains, including wheat, oats and barley. The laws were designed to keep grain prices high to favour domestic producers, and to block the import of cheap grain, initially by simply forbidding importation below a set price, and later by imposing steep import duties, making it too expensive to import grain from abroad, even when food supplies were short. From "Illustrated London News", 1845, Vol VII

© The Print Collector/Heritage Images

Cyrus McCormicks reaping machine of 1831 (patented 1834), c1851 Featured Print

Cyrus McCormicks reaping machine of 1831 (patented 1834), c1851

Cyrus McCormick's reaping machine of 1831 (patented 1834), c1851. This, the first widely adopted reaping machine, was shown at the Great Exhibition of 1851 in London where it was awarded a gold medal. Drawn by horses, the machine cut the corn and left it lying in swathes in the harvest field. The figure in the foreground is gathering the corn and tying it into sheaves which would be stood up in stooks, bottom right, to dry before being carried away and stored in stacks. Later models would include a mechanism to bind the corn in sheaves

© Oxford Science Archive / Heritage-Images

Crop rotation: harvesting corn, 1855 Featured Print

Crop rotation: harvesting corn, 1855

Crop rotation: harvesting corn, 1855. Reaping with a scythe, binding and stooking. Crop rotation is the practice of growing different crops alternately on the same patch of ground over a cycle of several years in order to protect the health and fertility of the soil. In Norfolk a 4-course system of crop rotation was practised, with wheat planted the first year, followed by turnips, then barley, often underplanted with grass or grass and clover ley to be used for hay or grazing in the fourth year

© Ann Ronan Picture Library / Heritage-Images