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Record Number: DRY0200

Related Work: Talisman, The

Illustration Title/Caption: Saladin Slays the Grand Master

Keyword(s): Amaury, Giles - Arms & Armaments - Islam - Punishment & Torture - Saladin

Artist: Godfrey C. Hindley

Engraver: James Davis Cooper

Work Type: wood engraving

Size(cm): 14.9 x 9.2

Date: 1894

Source Text: Waverley Novels [Dryburgh Edition], 25 vols (London & Edinburgh: Adam & Charles Black, 1892-94)

Position in Source Text: vol. 20, facing p. 310

Location of Copy: NLS, NG.1179.d

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Saladin in his tent with scimitar drawn behind his back ready to decapitate the Grand Master of the Templars, who also stands with his back to the viewer, with a goblet in hand [Ch. 28].

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