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A man in a greenish shirt and brown pants is depicted sitting on a low chair. The man's head is shaved and twined around with a thin braid. The man is depicted barefoot. The full face figure is turned three-quarters to the right. The man is weaving a vine basket. To the right of the man, there are three baskets placed inside one another. To the left of the man, there is a cleaver and the twigs of the vine on the ground. 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 "34" in the upper right corner.