'Swansdown', c 1845.
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Vignette from a lithographic plate showing a woman and child in winter clothing with down edges and muffs. Taken from 'The Swan, Goose and Duck' in 'Graphic Illustrations of Animals - showing their utility to man in their services during life, and uses after death', 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.