Technology, Invention, Mechanics, Hunting
Shows a man turning a large crank which adjusts the height of a 'New Patent Traction Crane', on the end of which swings a large weight shaped like a fishing bob. The caption reveals that the figure believes he is fishing for a 'Silurus Glanis'.
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