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A surgeon (whose features resemble a monkey's) is treating the foot of an elderly man, his concerned wife observes the scene and an assistant enters the room with a bowl. Lithograph by R. Beltran after J. de Madrazo after D. Teniers the younger.
- Teniers, David, 1610-1690.
- [between 1800 and 1899]
A general description of all trades, digested in alphabetical order: by which parents, guardians, and trustees, may, with greater ease and certainty, make choice of trades agreeable to the capacity, education, inclination, strength, and fortune of the youth under their care. Containing, I. How many Branches each is divided into. II. How far populous, or necessary. III. Which they require most, Learning, Art, or Labour. IV. What is commonly given with an Apprentice to each. V. Hours of Working, and other Customs usual among them. VI. Their Wages, and how much may be earned by, or is commonly given to, Journey-Men. Vii. What Money is necessary to set up a Person in each. Viii. Which are incorporated Companies, with the Time of their Incorporation, Livery-Fine, Situation of their Hall, Court-Day, Description of their Arms, Mottos, &c. To which is prefixed, an essay on divinity, law, and physic.
- MDCCXLVII.