'The ostrich and the nightingale'; an ostrich at left stands before a nightingale on a branch at right; in the background there is a group of people and a castle; Dutch letterpress on verso; illustration to Eduwaert de Dene's edition of Aesop's Fables, "De Warachtighe Fabulen der Dieren" (Pieter de Clerck, Bruges: 1567).  c.1567  Etching

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1868,0612.218

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'The ostrich and the nightingale'; an ostrich at left stands before a nightingale on a branch at right; in the background there is a group of people and a castle; Dutch letterpress on verso; illustration to Eduwaert de Dene's edition of Aesop's Fables, "De Warachtighe Fabulen der Dieren" (Pieter de Clerck, Bruges: 1567). c.1567 Etching

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