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Image 1872-London-Dean-01-005 
Illustration No. 1     
Illustrator Adolf Schr√∂dter (copied after) 
Engraver  
Lithographer  
Title Caption  
Title Supplied Don Quixote's vigil of arms 
Part Part I, Madrid 1605  
Chapter Chapter 3 
Subject 3.2 Vigil of arms
 
Illustration Type Chapter illustration
 
Technique  
Color Black and white 
Volume
Page Number f.p. 8 
Image Dimension 171 x 141 
Page Dimension 236 x 180 
Commentary Don Quixote during the vigil of his arms at the inn courtyard; accurate to Cervantes' place, the arms and armour (spurs, breast, gauntlets, arms, shield, helmet, sword...) have been placed on a water trough.
Don Quixote's figure, extremely slim and elongated (almost disproportionate), is very remarkable; notice his expression, almost cadaverous.
In the background, the muleteer appears holding a lamp.
Masterly drawing and excellent shading (moon light); very remarkable and well-detailed setting too. 
Notes 1 - Glyphographic copy by Taylor & Wass after the original plate designed and etched by Schrödter first appeared in an illustrated wrapper in Altona/Leipzig: G. Mayer (printed in Leipzig by G. Kreysing), 1863.
2 - Glyphography: A process similar to etching, in which, by means of voltaic electricity, a raised copy of a drawing is made, so that it can be used to print from.