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Image: Croft and capped haystacks, Rossaveal, County Galway
ID:  2231
Artist:  Ritch, Alan
Artist Birth Date:  1940
Artist Death Date:  
Artist Country: British/American
Title of Work:  Croft and capped haystacks, Rossaveal, County Galway
Date of Work:  1987
Medium:  photograph
Period/Style:  twentyfirst century
URL:  http://www.hayinart.com/images/2231.jpg
Citation:  
Index Words:  haystacks, caps, architecture
Place:  Ireland
Notes:  
Essays:  Twentieth century hay poets born before 1940.

Image: Haystack and capped cocks, Ballynakill Harbor, County Galway
ID:  2232
Artist:  Ritch, Alan
Artist Birth Date:  1940
Artist Death Date:  
Artist Country: British/American
Title of Work:  Haystack and capped cocks, Ballynakill Harbor, County Galway
Date of Work:  1987
Medium:  photograph
Period/Style:  twentyfirst century
URL:  http://www.hayinart.com/images/2232.jpg
Citation:  
Index Words:  haystack, haycocks, caps
Place:  Ireland
Notes:  Two traditional Connemara economies are implicit in this image. In the foreground fishing nets are spread to dry. Beyond them are two coksc with caps to keep the hay dry and a larger loaf-shaped stack. Sometimes the nets are used to hold the stacks together.
Essays:  From Wales to Wisdom: wet and dry hay in the West, Hay poets born in the early nineteenth century.

Image: Haystacks, Sherkin Island, County Cork
ID:  2233
Artist:  Ritch, Alan
Artist Birth Date:  1940
Artist Death Date:  
Artist Country: British/American
Title of Work:  Haystacks, Sherkin Island, County Cork
Date of Work:  1987
Medium:  photograph
Period/Style:  twentyfirst century
URL:  http://www.hayinart.com/images/2233.jpg
Citation:  
Index Words:  haystacks
Place:  Ireland
Notes:  Two lumpy stacks are held together by fishing nets, Sherkin Island, Cork.
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Image: Stacks and houses, Chimborazo, Ecuador
ID:  2234
Artist:  Ritch, Alan
Artist Birth Date:  1940
Artist Death Date:  
Artist Country: British/American
Title of Work:  Stacks and houses, Chimborazo, Ecuador
Date of Work:  1965
Medium:  photograph
Period/Style:  twentyfirst century
URL:  http://www.hayinart.com/images/2234.jpg
Citation:  
Index Words:  grainstacks, architecture
Place:  Ecuador
Notes:  Farmers harvest grain near the ecuator on the high slopes of Mount Chimborazo. The stacks are as carefully thatched as the houses. The stack above the silhouetted man has a straw cross at its peak.
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Image: Haystack with ladder, Umbria
ID:  2235
Artist:  Ritch, Alan
Artist Birth Date:  1940
Artist Death Date:  
Artist Country: British/American
Title of Work:  Haystack with ladder, Umbria
Date of Work:  1968
Medium:  photograph
Period/Style:  twentyfirst century
URL:  http://www.hayinart.com/images/2235.jpg
Citation:  
Index Words:  haystack, ladder
Place:  Italy
Notes:  Much of this Umbrian stack has already been cut away for winter fodder. Notice that the cut is angled inward to protect what remains. A central supporting pole protrudes from the top.
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Image: Haystack with ladder, Umbria
ID:  2236
Artist:  Ritch, Alan
Artist Birth Date:  1940
Artist Death Date:  
Artist Country: British/American
Title of Work:  Haystack with ladder, Umbria
Date of Work:  1968
Medium:  photograph
Period/Style:  twentyfirst century
URL:  http://www.hayinart.com/images/2236.jpg
Citation:  
Index Words:  haystack, ladder
Place:  Italy
Notes:  This closer image of the stack in ID 2235 shows the texture of the cut hay and at lower right the knife used to cut it.
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Image: Haystack, reduced, Umbria
ID:  2237
Artist:  Ritch, Alan
Artist Birth Date:  1940
Artist Death Date:  
Artist Country: British/American
Title of Work:  Haystack, reduced, Umbria
Date of Work:  1985
Medium:  photograph
Period/Style:  twentyfirst century
URL:  http://www.hayinart.com/images/2237.jpg
Citation:  
Index Words:  haystack
Place:  Italy
Notes:  This Umbrian stack, by April, has been reduced to a narrow twisting skelton of its former self. The central pole, its essential support, is exposed at the 'waist,' which is cinched with bands. To counterbalance the remaining hay a stone weight hangs at upper right.
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Image: Haystack, reduced, Umbria
ID:  2238
Artist:  Ritch, Alan
Artist Birth Date:  1940
Artist Death Date:  
Artist Country: British/American
Title of Work:  Haystack, reduced, Umbria
Date of Work:  1985
Medium:  photograph
Period/Style:  twentyfirst century
URL:  http://www.hayinart.com/images/2238.jpg
Citation:  
Index Words:  haystack
Place:  Italy
Notes:  A closer look at the stack in ID 2238 shows that the pole itself is now exposed.
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Image: Haystack, reduced, near Umbertide, Umbria
ID:  2239
Artist:  Ritch, Alan
Artist Birth Date:  1940
Artist Death Date:  
Artist Country: British/American
Title of Work:  Haystack, reduced, near Umbertide, Umbria
Date of Work:  1985
Medium:  photograph
Period/Style:  twentyfirst century
URL:  http://www.hayinart.com/images/2239.jpg
Citation:  
Index Words:  haystack
Place:  Italy
Notes:  Another April haystack in Umbria shows the reductive effect of winter feeding. This one on Monte Acuto, near Umbertide, shows the poles used to weigh down the stacktop against the winds which dry the washing.
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Image: Haystack, Urbania, Marche, Italy
ID:  2240
Artist:  Ritch, Alan
Artist Birth Date:  1940
Artist Death Date:  
Artist Country: British/American
Title of Work:  Haystack, Urbania, Marche, Italy
Date of Work:  1985
Medium:  photograph
Period/Style:  twentyfirst century
URL:  http://www.hayinart.com/images/2240.jpg
Citation:  
Index Words:  haystack
Place:  Italy
Notes:  In the mountains between Umbria and the Adriatic, this smallholding's stack of hay from the preceding summer is still untouched in April. The stack of wood at right reflects the same prudence.
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