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The punishment of being issued barley instead of wheat. Etching by W. Hogarth, 1725.
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Culture
Latin
Title
The punishment of being issued barley instead of wheat. Etching by W. Hogarth, 1725.
Work Type
Etchings.
Date
[1725]
Material
etching ;
Measurements
image 3.8 x 7 cm
Description
1 print :
The print illustrates the Roman military punishment (for cowardice, cruelty or thievery) of being issued with barley instead of wheat, thus being degraded to the level of beasts of burden
W. Hogarth invt. et fec
ID Number
Source
Image and original data from Wellcome Collection
License
Use of this image is in accordance with the Artstor Terms & Conditions
File Properties
File Name
V0049267.jpg
SSID
24906751

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