'Food', c 1845.
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Vignette from a lithographic plate showing a breakfast scene. A man is sitting at a table eating a boiled egg while a woman stands nearby serving three more boiled eggs. Taken from 'Domestic Fowls; in 'Graphic Illustrations of Animals - Showing Their Utility to Man in Their Employment During Life and Uses After Death', a book illustrated by Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins. Printed by J Graf. Published by Thomas Varty.