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Cheviot shepherd with his flock. The Cheviot is a hardy breed of sheep originating in the Cheviot Hills on the borders of England and Scotland and is mentioned as early as 1372. In the past, the wool provided the raw material for the production of tweed in the Borders. From 'Scenes in England' by the Rev. Isaac Taylor, London, 1822. Hand-coloured engraving.

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Cheviot shepherd with his flock.  The Cheviot is a hardy breed of sheep originating in the Cheviot Hills on the borders of England and Scotland and is mentioned as early as 1372.  In the past, the wool provided the raw material for the production of tweed in the Borders. From 'Scenes in England' by the Rev. Isaac Taylor, London, 1822. Hand-coloured engraving.