A Trespass of Swine

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Considerations of humanity and hogritude, because an insufficiency of pigs is one of the great faults of all that the gods have made manifest to man.

Clare Leighton

Song of Praise to the Dead Hog

Some engravings by Clare Leighton (1899-1989) have been added to the Porkopolis Art Museum. The images first appeared in her book Southern Harvest (1942).

Leighton was a British/American illustrator, engraver, and author of books on rural life. She is best known for her illustrations of agrarian life in England, Europe and the American South.

Pictured to the right is her engraving Song of Praise to the Dead Hog.

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