Miller, Alfred Jacob: Roasting The Hump Rib. Fine Art Print/Poster. Sizes: A4/A3/A2/A1 (003838)


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Alfred Jacob Miller: Roasting the Hump Rib. Fine Art Print/Poster

High quality art print/poster available in sizes: A4, A3, A2 or A1

We only use high quality 200 - 260 GSM Photo Paper, giving you a superior print/poster ready for framing.


Once the meat is in camp, it is turned over to John, the cook, and his preparation, wrote Miller, "although simple, in the extreme, is perfection in itself. With a stick sharpened at one end he skewers it lengthwise leaving about sixteen inches of the stick bare. This part he plants in the ground near the fire, inclining the meat inwardly at the top. Gradually a crisp surface forms over the fat and as the roasting process goes on it is thus driven back into the meat without need of any basting. When done it is a dish for an Emperor, exceeding the flavor, richness and juiciness [of] all other beef preparations."

But John was not the only one who knew how to prepare the hump rib, as Miller shows here. The hunters LaJeunesse, Burrows, and Fran├žois have prepared that most delicate of treats and are roasting it around a smoldering fire. After the meal, the trappers would settle down for an evening of exchanging accounts of impossible deeds, and Stewart would entrance them all with stories of his Napoleonic battles or of exotic and undreamed-of places.

Size guide:

A4 = 210mm x 297mm or 8.3 x 11.7 inches. 
A3 = 297mm x 420mm or 11.7 x 16.5 inches.
A2 = 420mm x 594mm or 16.5 x 23.4 inches.
A1 = 594mm x 841mm or 23.4 x 33.1 inches.

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