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A compilation of hunting and trapping implements, arranged around a shell-shaped ornament into which a gin-trapped feline is clawing in its death-throes; including baits and decoys as well as birds of prey used for hunting. Etching by J.E. Ridinger.

Ridinger, Johann Elias, 1698-1767.
Date
10. May 1750

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view A compilation of hunting and trapping implements, arranged around a shell-shaped ornament into which a gin-trapped feline is clawing in its death-throes; including baits and decoys as well as birds of prey used for hunting. Etching by J.E. Ridinger.

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Credit: A compilation of hunting and trapping implements, arranged around a shell-shaped ornament into which a gin-trapped feline is clawing in its death-throes; including baits and decoys as well as birds of prey used for hunting. Etching by J.E. Ridinger. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

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Description

The image contains a host of different contraptions set in bucolic surroundings : springes, traps, nets, snares, cages, decoys and baits, as well as weapons and trapped animals. The artist's monogramm is visible on parts of a trap on the left in the background

Publication/Creation

Augspurg [Augsburg] : J.E. Ridinger, 10. May 1750.

Physical description

1 print : etching, with engraving ; image 18 x 35.2 cm

Lettering

Nach der Natur entworffene Vorstellungen wie alles Hoch u: Niedere Wild, samt dem Feder Wildpraeth auf verschiedene Weise mit Vernunfft Lisst u: Gewalt lebendig oder tod gefangen wird! Alles nach dem Leben gezeichnet und heraus gegeben von Johann Elias Ridinger in Augspurg Anno 1750 d. 10. May

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 39350i

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  • German


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