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Image 1842-London-Daly-01-001-f 
Illustration No. 1     
Illustrator John Gilbert 
Engraver Folkard 
Title Caption  
Title Supplied Don Quixote and Sancho in search of adventures / Scrutiny of don Quixote's library 
Part Part I, Madrid 1605  
Chapter 02. Frontispiece 
Subject 02.1 Portrait of Cervantes
02.2 Quixote illustration
Illustration Type Frontispiece
Technique Wood engraving or Xylography
Color Black and white 
Page Number f.p. illustrated title page 
Image Dimension 195 x 130 
Page Dimension Not available 
Commentary In the upper half, a canonical image of don Quixote on Rocinante accompanied by Sancho on his donkey surrounded by an ornamental frame with images of Dulcinea, castles, damsels, errant knights, enchanters, dragons, armies...
In the lower half, the scrutiny of don Quixote's library (with the housekeeper, the niece, the priest and the barber; as carved in a pedestal), Cervantes' portrait, arms, a barber basin and a sand clock.
Illustration with combination of fantasy and reality in keeping with the romantic tradition.
Remarkable drawing and engraving.