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A fox-trap in the forest: a dead fox in a trap which kills by releasing weights on to the victim. Etching by M.E. Ridinger after J.E. Ridinger.

Ridinger, Johann Elias, 1698-1767.

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Publication/Creation

Aug[ustae] Vind[elicorum] [Augsburg] : [publisher not identified]

Physical description

1 print : etching, with engraving ; image 20.9 x 34.8 cm

Lettering

Brech-Falle vor einen Fuchsen gericht. Joh. El. Ridinger inv. et del. Mart. El. Ridinger sculps. Aug. Vind.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 39296i

Lettering note

Parts of the trap are given letters A-K for identification
Six lines of lettering in German elaborate on the art of building fox-traps
Bears number (in pencil) bottom left : T.87

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Languages

  • German
  • Latin


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