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Record Number: NTE0013

Related Work: Ivanhoe

Illustration Title/Caption: Ivanhoe / The Black Knight & the Clerk of Copmanhurst Carousing

Keyword(s): Arms & Armaments - Dogs - Eating & Drinking - Knights - Richard Coeur de Lion ('The Black Knight') - Tuck, Friar

Artist: Thomas Stothard

Engraver: John Romney

Work Type: engraving

Size(cm): 9 x 6.5

Date: 1824

Source Text: Historical Romances of the Author of Waverley [18mo issue], 6 vols (Edinburgh: Constable & Co., 1824)

Position in Source Text: vol. 1 (frontispiece)

Location of Copy: NLS, 1177.h.1

Image File Name: 0007513d.jpg

Notes: Depicts Richard Coeur de Lion in black armour drinking at a table with Friar Tuck (as the Clerk) in his hermitage, with a dog at their feet, and torch behind them lighting the room [Ch. 16]. Imprint of Hurst, Robinson, & Co., London (the secondary publishers on title-page). Also appears in 'A New Series of Illustrations of the Historical Romances of "The Author of Waverley"' (London: Hurst, Robinson, & Co., 1824) (see image), and in 'The Waverley Album' (London: Charles Heath, [1832]), facing p. 27. Vol. also includes title-page vignette of Castle of Torquilstone, as in vol. 1 of 1822 12mo issue, but with engraver given as Edward Finden.

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