Pu-Quà. A Serpent-Catcher. / Un Preneur des Serpens. Demonstrating his technique. Colored stipple by J. Dadley (fl. before 1797 – after 1803). Inscribed: Pu-Quà. Cantòn. Delin. / Dadley. London. Sculpt. 10⅜ × 8⅜ in (26.3 × 21.3 cm).
According to Lipperheide Le 21 after-engraving about 1810 after Dadley’s print of 1799 (Lipperheide Le 17). – With explanation sheet in German-French parallel text.
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