'Cooking', c 1845.
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Vignette from a lithographic plate showing domestics at work in a kitchen. The cook has been using a spit on the open range behind her to cook poultry. A manservant is just leaving the kitchen to take a cooked chicken to the table. 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.