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The Butcher from Diderot’s Encyclopedia 1763

The Butcher_Diderot-Encyclopedia_1763Diderot and D’Alembert

We have added some new knives to our product line and I thought I would find some nice knife pictures.  This one has some great detail, I especially like the knife block on the belt.

Detail: butcher, workshop, knife, cleaver, knife block, axe, mallet, bellows, table, scraper, meat hook, belt, knife sharpener, wooden shoes, pulley, cow, sheep, bucket

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  1. Meat cutters in today’s slaughter plants carry their knives and sharpening steel in a belted scabbard that looks very much like the one in the detail engraving. Some things just can’t be improved on in 250 years!

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