Countryside scene

Document reference: (COPY1/375/67) Boat with house and windmill in the background, countryside scene, P H Emerson, 1886

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Focus on the cottage and the windmill. How does the windmill move? Does it make noise? Can you describe it?

What do the couple in the boat look like? What temperature is it in this scene? How do you know? Look at the water – what is the weather like?

What time of year is it? How do you know? How do the buildings fit into the landscape? What emotions are created by the scene?

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