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Record Number: SKE0051

Related Work: Ivanhoe

Illustration Title/Caption: Fontevraud

Keyword(s): Graves - Monasteries - Richard Coeur de Lion ('The Black Knight')

Artist: James Skene

Engraver: No Engraver

Work Type: etching

Size(cm): 8 x 13.4

Date: 1830

Source Text: A Series of Sketches of the Existing Localities alluded to in the Waverley Novels Etched from Original Drawings (Edinburgh: Cadell & Co., 1829[-1831])

Position in Source Text: facing p. 138

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson B.SKE.3

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts grave of Richard Coeur de Lion and family members in Sepulchral Vault of monastery of Fontevraud in Anjou. Accompanying quoted text (p. 139), with reference to Magnum Opus edition: 'With the life of a generous . . . his generosity had formed. / Ivanhoe, Vol. XVII, p. 397.' See Ch. 44; EEWN 8, 401. Originally issued as part of a separate number in 1830.

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