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Record Number: FIS0130

Related Work: Count Robert of Paris

Illustration Title/Caption: Brenhilda, Agelastes & Sylvan

Keyword(s): Agelastes - Paris, Brenhilda, Countess of - Sylvanus

Artist: George Cruikshank

Engraver: No Engraver

Work Type: etching

Size(cm): 7.9 x 12.8

Date: 1838

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

Position in Source Text: vol. 47, facing p. 98

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson A.7.a.1836-9/47

Image File Name: 0007405d.jpg

Notes: Depicts Agelastes turning from the reflected mirror image to see the real figure of Sylvanus, the orang-utan, appear from behind a curtain, while Brenhilda still looks toward the reflection [Ch. 26]. Also appears in 'Landscape-Historical Illustrations of Scotland and the Waverley Novels' [Plate 90] (London: Fisher, [1836-38]): see image.

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