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The Cranberry Girl. The fruit of the Cranberry (Vaccinium oxycoccos), a prostrate shrub native to acid boggy moorlands in Britain, was collected by women and sold in local markets or turned into a preserve for winter use. From 'The Costume of Yorkshire' by George Walker (Leeds, 1814). Hand coloured aquatint.

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The Cranberry Girl.  The fruit of the Cranberry (Vaccinium oxycoccos), a prostrate shrub native to acid boggy moorlands in Britain, was collected by women and sold in local markets or turned into a preserve for winter use.   From 'The Costume of Yorkshire' by George Walker (Leeds, 1814). Hand coloured aquatint.