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The Farmers Arms Poem

According to research the poem dates from the late 18th century and it featured on many different forms of pottery created in England.

Let the Wealthy & Great,
Roll in Splendour & State,
I envy them not I declare it.
I eat my own Lamb,
My chickens and Ham,
I shear my own Fleece & I wear it.
I have Lawns, I have Bow'rs,
I have Fruits, I have Flow'rs,
The Lark is my morning alarmer.
So jolly boys now, Here's God speed the Plough.
Long life & Succefs to the Farmer.

Snap Me One! by Philip Kwame Apagya

A ghanaian photographer uses backdrops incorporating ideas typically viewed as outcomes of Western living and combines with the traditional poised style of Ghanaian portraiture.  The high life has been confused. The photos were taken sporadically in the 90s and the exhibition was in 1998.  Go HERE for more…

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