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A battle between frogs and mice (Batrachomyomachia): a kite descends and kills the combatants. Etching.

Ogilby, John, 1600-1676.
Date
1668

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A fable attributed to Aesop. A mouse riding a weasel fights against a frog sitting on a crayfish. Two mice wear thimbles as helmets. A kite is about to descend on them

Publication/Creation

1668

Physical description

1 print : etching ; image 21.7 x 16.9 cm

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6

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 39661i

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