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A butcher's boy, having fallen asleep on a doorstep, allows a spaniel to eat the kidneys off a tray of kidneys and chops; demonstrating inattention (inattentiveness). Stipple engraving by C. Knight, 1800, after S. De Koster.

  • De Koster, Simon, 1767-1831.
Date
Jan.y 1 1800
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672249i
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Credit: A butcher's boy, having fallen asleep on a doorstep, allows a spaniel to eat the kidneys off a tray of kidneys and chops; demonstrating inattention (inattentiveness). Stipple engraving by C. Knight, 1800, after S. De Koster. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark

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London (Charing Cross) : J. Brydon, Jan.y 1 1800.

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1 print : stipple engraving ; image 45 x 35.3 cm

Lettering

Inattention. Painted in crayons by S. De Koster. Engraved by Chas. Knight.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 672249i

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