Melton Mowbray Horse Fair  John E. Ferneley I (1782–1860)  County Hall, Leicestershire County Council Civic Collection

Melton Mowbray Horse Fair John E. Ferneley I County Hall, Leicestershire County Council Civic Collection

A Village Festival  William Shayer (1787–1879)  Tate

William Shayer Senior - A Village Festival kingdom,blue sky,people

Artwork by Thomas Rowlandson, Harlow Bush Fair, Made of pen and ink and watercolour 1816.Owing to the difficulties of travel, country people depended on teh annual fairs for goods not produced locally. Fairs provided vital services of which enteratinment was a traditional part.

Artwork by Thomas Rowlandson, Harlow Bush Fair, Made of pen and ink and watercolour 1816.Owing to the difficulties of travel, country people depended on teh annual fairs for goods not produced locally. Fairs provided vital services of which enteratinment was a traditional part.

Artwork by Thomas Rowlandson, Harlow Bush Fair, Made of pen and ink and watercolour 1816

Artwork by Thomas Rowlandson, Harlow Bush Fair, Made of pen and ink and watercolour 1816

All Hallows Fair on the Boroughmuir, Edinburgh  James Howe (1780–1836)

All Hallows Fair on the Boroughmuir, Edinburgh by James Howe (Scottish

Melton Mowbray Horse Fair    John E. Ferneley I (1782–1860)    County Hall, Leicestershire County Council Civic Collection

Melton Mowbray Horse Fair John E. Ferneley I County Hall, Leicestershire County Council Civic Collection

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