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|Illustration No.||1  |
|Illustrator||Thomas Stothard (copied after)|
|Engraver||William E. Tucker|
|Title Caption||INSTALLATION OF DON QUIXOTE.|
|Part||Part I, Madrid 1605|
3.4 DQ knighted at inn by innkeeper
|Color||Black and white|
|Volume||I (bound with vol. II in tome I)|
|Page Number||f. illustrated title page|
|Image Dimension||80 x 63|
|Page Dimension||145 x 90|
|Commentary||At night, in the inn courtyard, don Quixote, knelt and wearing his helmet, is knighted by the innkeeper, holding a book and a sword.
Doña Molinera, holding don Quixote's spurs, doña Tolosa and other figures observe the scene.
Well-known composition in previous English editions.
Drawing and engraving are acceptable, but with unequal quality.
|Notes||1 - Same plate first used for Philadelphia: H. Adams, 1828.
2 - Copied after Stothard's illustration for London: C. Whittingham, 1809.
3 - Placed as frontispiece.