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A large and a small crab are lying on a sea-shore. Etching by W. Hollar for a fable by J. Ogilby.

  • Ogilby, John, 1600-1676.
Date
1666
Reference
39636i
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Description

In the background are ships, a port and fishermen hauling on a net

Publication/Creation

[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1666.

Physical description

1 print : etching, with engraving ; image 24.7 x 19.7 cm

Lettering

Fab:9: W. Hollar fecit 1666

References note

R. Pennington, A descriptive catalogue of the etched work of W. Hollar, Cambridge 1982, p. 60

Lettering note

Illustration for the fable "The crab and its mother"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 39636i

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Languages

  • Latin

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