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Image 1825-New York-01-001-f 
Illustration No. 1     
Illustrator Unknown 
Engraver Ridley (printer?) (William Ridley?) 
Title Caption FRONTISPIECE. Don Quixote begging of his Landlord to Knight him. 
Title Supplied  
Part Part I, Madrid 1605  
Chapter Chapter 3 
Subject 3.4 DQ knighted at inn by innkeeper
Illustration Type Frontispiece
Technique Burin engraving
Stipple / Crayon manner
Color Black and white 
Page Number f. title page 
Image Dimension 108 x 66 
Page Dimension 144 x 88 
Commentary Don Quixote, knelt down, begs the innkeeper to knight him; the scene has been placed at the inn stable, accurate to Cervantes' text.
Notice the use of stipple to shade the figures and faces (see the innkeeper). 
Notes 1 - Copy after the illustration designed by unknown designer for London: Rivington, 1792.
2 - Ridley's signature as "Ridley P." (in other illus. "Ridley Pr.") maybe refers not to the engraver, but to the printer.