Both this sketch and a related one
by Lewis which hangs nearby, depict harvesting in fields at Haywood, a few miles south-west of Hereford. They
were made in the summer of 1815, when Lewis was staying at the Haywood Lodge, a substantial farmhouse which was let that year to a tenant farmer, a widow named Mrs Price.
The fields depicted in both views are part of the land belonging to the farmhouse, and the artist's viewpoint is approximately eastwards, looking towards Dinedor Hill.