An outline of a cow, illustrating the different cuts of beef.

Cuts of beef

An outline of a cow, illustrating the different cuts of beef.

The names and [out of date] prices of various cuts of beef.

Cuts of Beef

The names and [out of date] prices of various cuts of beef.

A butcher with his knife

Butcher

A butcher with his knife

Also known as the gray shrike, the great butcher-bird is known for securing its prey to thorns so that it can more easily tear it apart. It is stationary to Southern Europe.

Great Butcher-Bird

Also known as the gray shrike, the great butcher-bird is known for securing its prey to thorns so that…

This machine was used prepare small cuts of meat, a tool commonly used by butchers.

Cutter, Meat

This machine was used prepare small cuts of meat, a tool commonly used by butchers.

"Meat cuts from a sheep. 1, neck; 2, chuck; 3, shoulder; 4, loin; 5, flank; 6, leg." -Foster, 1921

Mutton

"Meat cuts from a sheep. 1, neck; 2, chuck; 3, shoulder; 4, loin; 5, flank; 6, leg." -Foster, 1921

"The cat began to kill the rat."

Old Woman and Pig

"The cat began to kill the rat."

"The Egyptian shops exhibited many curious scenes. Poulters suspended geese and other birds from a pole in front of the shop, which, at the same time, supported an awning to shade them from the sun." — Goodrich, 1844

Egyptian shop

"The Egyptian shops exhibited many curious scenes. Poulters suspended geese and other birds from a pole…