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Record Number: FIS0051

Related Work: Ivanhoe

Illustration Title/Caption: The Castle of Coningsburgh / Chateau de Coningsburgh

Keyword(s): Castles & Fortresses - Forests & Woodlands - Gurth - Ivanhoe, Wilfred of - Knights - Richard Coeur de Lion ('The Black Knight') - Wamba

Artist: Henry Melville

Engraver: Joseph Clayton Bentley

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 8.3 x 13.5

Date: 1837

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

Position in Source Text: vol. 17, facing p. 330

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson A.7.a.1836-9/17

Image File Name: 0007545d.jpg

Notes: Depicts the Castle of Coningsburgh, with groups of people approaching from various directions, and four figures apparently representing Richard, Ivanhoe, Gurth, and Wamba, approaching in the foreground [Ch. 41]. Also appears in 'Landscape-Historical Illustrations of Scotland and the Waverley Novels' [Plate 44] (London: Fisher, [1836-38]): see image.

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