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Record Number: FIS0047

Related Work: Ivanhoe

Illustration Title/Caption: The Rescue of Ivanhoe / Le Delivrance d'Ivanhoe

Keyword(s): Arms & Armaments - Chivalry - Combat & Duelling - Horses - Knights - Richard Coeur de Lion ('The Black Knight')

Artist: Thomas Allom

Engraver: Robert Staines

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 8.2 x 13.3

Date: 1837

Source Text: Waverley Novels, 48 vols (London: Fisher, Son & Co., 1836-39)

Position in Source Text: vol. 16 (frontispiece)

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson A.7.a.1836-9/16

Image File Name: 0007499d.jpg

Notes: Depicts the jousting tournament, with the Black Knight in the centre fighting off several attackers, as spectators look on from a tent [Ch. 12]. Also appears in 'Landscape-Historical Illustrations of Scotland and the Waverley Novels' [Plate 41] (London: Fisher, [1836-38]): see image.

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