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Record Number: FIS0049

Related Work: Ivanhoe

Illustration Title/Caption: The Black Knight & The Clerk of Copmanhurst / Le chevalier noir et Le Clerc de Copmanhurst

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

Artist: George Cruikshank

Engraver: No Engraver

Work Type: etching

Size(cm): 8.2 x 12.8

Date: 1837

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

Position in Source Text: vol. 16, facing p. 257

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

Image File Name: 0007516d.jpg

Notes: Depicts Richard Coeur de Lion in black armour drinking at a table with Friar Tuck (as the Clerk), with horse tethered at the left side of the room, and a fire and brazier at the other [Ch. 16]. Also appears in 'Landscape-Historical Illustrations of Scotland and the Waverley Novels' [Plate 42] (London: Fisher, [1836-38]): see image.

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