'The Painter', c 1845.
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Vignette from a lithographic plate showing a man painting a window frame with a brush made from pig bristles. The vignette is one of a series illustrating the 'uses' of 'The Pig' in 'Graphic Illustrations of Animals - showing their utility to man in their services during life, and uses after death' (1845), a book illustrated by Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins and R K Thomas. Published by Thomas Varty and printed by J Graf, C Graf, Day and Haghe.