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A itinerant medicine vendor demonstrating a deceptive illusion to an audience, he is pretending to burn a man's back and then use ointment to clear up the burns, in order to sell his wares. Etching.

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1 print : etching ; platemark 31.8 x 23.3 cm

Lettering

Ehrlich währt am längsten. ...

Lettering note

Lettering continues: "Allen staenden, leuten, die es am wenigsten glauben, Leuten, die von der Betrügerey leben, diesen ist die Ehr lichkeit, oder welches einerley ist, der Schein der Ehr lichkeit am unentbehrlichsten. Auf der 92 sten seite des vierten Theils Siche Antons Paussa von Mancha abhandlung von Sprüchwörtern."

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Wellcome Library no. 20671i

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