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Old 10-11-10, 17:37
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This website, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, makes available a database of thousands of prints and book illustrations from early modern Britain in fully-searchable form. It also offers ancillary facilities aimed to enhance users’ understanding and appreciation of the material it presents, such as various resources contextualising prints and printmaking, as well as original research on British prints to 1700, including the ‘Print of the Month’ that appears on this page.
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A search for Aesop gave me 42 results , I chose to click on the thumbnail
Dudley: Aesop serving a dish of tongues. 1678-9

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Aesop, ordered to serve a dinner of the best, serves up tongues at every course; Aesop presents a dish of tongues to Xanthus, seated under a canopy, and his guests; plate 10, one of thirty-two illustrations to the 2nd edition of Barlow's Aesop (1687), showing scenes from the life of Aesop. After Francis Barlow. 1678-79
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