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A crow is standing on the handle of a large pitcher in front of a well; illustration of a fable by J. Ogilby.

Ogilby, John, 1600-1676.
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Illustrating the fable "The crow and the pitcher"

The background illustrates another fable: an eagle hovers in the air with a lamb in its claws, and on the ground two children run towards a crow standing on the back of a sheep

Publication/Creation

[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified]

Physical description

1 print : etching, with engraving ; image 25.4 x 23.3 cm

Lettering

Fab:27:28:

Publications note

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

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 39649i

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  • Latin


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