The Knife Grinder

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A monkey equipped as a knife grinder sharpens a blade as his female partner pees on his whetstone
The knife grinder.
(Plate 7.)

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A dressed monkey equipped as an itinerant knife grinder sharpens a blade as his female partner, seated on a high stool attached to his apparatus, pees on his whetstone wheel.

The caption reads in the original French: Le rémouleur.

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