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Book of Hours
Belgium, ca. 1490
MS S.7 fol. 2v

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Month, Occupation: February -- Man, wearing hat, pushes wheelbarrow filled with logs; another man, wearing hat, walking ahead, pulls the wheelbarrow with a rope held over his right shoulder, towards arched opening in wall surrounding buildings, one half-timbered and the other a tower. In background, man carries one of a pile of bundles of wood on his back beyond low wattle fence (Scene, Occupational: Forestry). In distance is river, hills, and city.

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