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Record Number: FIS0052

Related Work: Ivanhoe

Illustration Title/Caption: Athelstane's escape from the dungeon / Athelstand s'evadant du donion

Keyword(s): Athelstane, Lord of Coningsburgh - Eating & Drinking - Prisons & Prisoners

Artist: George Cruikshank

Engraver: No Engraver

Work Type: etching

Size(cm): 8.2 x 13

Date: 1837

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

Position in Source Text: vol. 17, facing p. 355

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

Image File Name: 0007548d.jpg

Notes: Depicts Athelstane breaking free from his dungeon in the Abbey, to find the sacristan and a fellow monk enjoying drinks outside [Ch. 42]. Also appears in 'Landscape-Historical Illustrations of Scotland and the Waverley Novels' [Plate 42] (London: Fisher, [1836-38]): see image.

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