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Record Number: BOR0222

Related Work: Anne of Geierstein

Illustration Title/Caption: The Duel

Keyword(s): Arms & Armaments - Combat & Duelling - Donnerhugel, Rudolph of - Philipson, Arthur (Vere, Arthur de)

Artist: Ricardo de Los Rios

Engraver: Ricardo de los Rios

Work Type: etching

Size(cm): 13.8 x 9

Date: 1894

Source Text: Waverley Novels [Border Edition], ed. Andrew Lang, 48 vols (London: John C. Nimmo, 1892-94)

Position in Source Text: vol. 43 (frontispiece)

Location of Copy: NLS, Lit.S.22

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Arthur Philipson before a gateway in the Castle of Geierstein about to draw his sword to face the challenge of the gigantic Rudolph of Donnerhugel, who himself points to a large two-handed sword which has thrown on the ground for Philipson’s use [Ch. 6].

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