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Record Number: MAG0075

Related Work: Talisman, The

Illustration Title/Caption: The Talisman / 'The Nubian slipped the leash . . . down from the saddle.' [4 lines]

Keyword(s): Chivalry - Dogs - Horses - Kenneth of Scotland, Knight of the Leopard - Knights - Montserrat, Conrade, Marquis of - Richard Coeur de Lion ('The Black Knight') - Roswal

Artist: John Watson Gordon

Engraver: Charles Rolls

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 10 x 8

Date: 1832

Source Text: Waverley Novels [Magnum Opus edition], 48 vols (Edinburgh: Cadell & Company, 1829-33)

Position in Source Text: vol. 38 (frontispiece)

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson A.7.a.1829-33/38

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Conrade of Montserrat being unhorsed by Roswal, the hound of Sir Kenneth (himself disguised as a Nubian slave), in front of King Richard and the Christian Princes as they file past the English banner [Ch. 24]. Exhibited Royal Scottish Academy, no. 151, 1831.

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