Published by William Miller, Albemarle Street Jan.y 1. 1805.
Hand coloured etching with aquatint. Sheet 340 x 250mm (13¼ x 10").
A butcher wearing the traditional red-striped shirt, with sleeve guards. Astride a horse, an adapted saddle holds a joint of meat. The print was published in 'The Costume of Great Britain', a work notable for portraying British life on the eve of the Industrial Revolution.
Abbey Life 430.
[Ref: 28720] £90.00