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'For Food', c 1845.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 25cm x 32cm


Vignette from a coloured lithographic plate showing a Lapland camp. Two men are leaning against the tent eating reindeer meat near a slaughtered reindeer. A fire has been lit inside the tent which is made of reindeer skin. Taken from 'The Rein Deer' 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.

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