Grand Cairo butcher selling bad meat Egypt punishment 1778 old engraved printBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
The Punishment of a Butcher of Grand Cairo for Selling Stinking Meat by Nailing on of his Hears to his Shop Door, and Placing a Piece of the Flesh in a Wire Which is Run Thro His Nose..
Issued c.1778, London for Middleton.
Interesting 18th century antique engraved print. Image set within an ornate architectural border frame with floral and vegetation swags.
Light uniform paper age toning, moderate offsetting within blank margins, otherwise a clean, fresh, nice looking example.
Sheet measures c. 14 1/2" x 9 1/4".
Printed area measures c. 11 1/8" x 6 1/4".
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 3.