Currency Exchange
Method of Punishing the Idle in a Basket. Middleton antique print c1777

Method of Punishing the Idle in a Basket. Middleton antique print c1777

by Middleton, Charles Theodore

Antique print of Method of punishing the IDLE in the Poor House at Hamburgh, by suspending them in a BASKET over the Table where the more Industrious are at their Meals.

Original copperplate with beautiful decorative border, engraved for Middleton’s Complete System of Geography, which included ethnography and architecture as well as topography, published in London circa 1777-8 by Charles Theodore Middleton.

Page measures 23 x 36cm.(9 x 14 inches). Measurement to intaglio impression 19 x 24cm (7.5 x 9.5 inches). There is a short conservation-repaired tear at the base of this page.

 

Stock Number: apMid.v2Price: $99.00

Quantity