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The figure of a man is depicted in profile with a right turn and bent at the waist. The head is shaved, the hair from the back of the head is gathered in a bun on the neck. In his left hand, the man holds a stick with a round metal net, in which the fire is burning. A straw wide-brimmed hat and two baskets hang on a long rope over his shoulder; on his belt there is a flint. The frog is depicted under the grid on the left. The man is wearing a dirty purple shirt and knee-length pants. The clothing indicates his poor origin. The etching comes from the album "Chinese Customs and National Costumes", which includes 60 images of Chinese people engaged in various activities. Each image is accompanied by an explanation in German; some of them are written in French. In the eighteenth century, artists in Canton (Guangzhou) in southern China created such paintings for Europeans seeking to learn more about China and its people.
In the lower left corner, there is a calligraphic inscription "Pu-Qua.Canton. Delin'' made in Indian ink. In the lower right corner, there is an inscription "Dadley.London.Sculpt". There is a number "7" in the upper right corner.