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Record Number: FIS0070

Related Work: Kenilworth

Illustration Title/Caption: Dickie Sludge and the Giant Porter / Dicke Sludge et le Grand Portier

Keyword(s): Castles & Fortresses - Kenilworth Castle - Robsart, Amy - Sludge, Dickie ('Flibbertigibbet') - Smith, Wayland

Artist: George Cruikshank

Engraver: No Engraver

Work Type: etching

Size(cm): 7.9 x 12.8

Date: 1837

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

Position in Source Text: vol. 23, facing p. 147

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson A.7.a.1836-9/23

Image File Name: 0007561d.jpg

Notes: Depicts the giant Porter at the entrance to Kenilworth holding Sludge ('Flibbertigibbet') aloft in his arms, as Wayland Smith and Amy Robsart (the countess) wait on their horses to pass through [Ch. 26]. Also appears in 'Landscape-Historical Illustrations of Scotland and the Waverley Novels' [Plate 57] (London: Fisher, [1836-38]): see image.

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