The Hornsey Gate

Sir John Gilbert, R. A.

1878

Wood-engraving

14 x 9.6 cm, vignetted

Sixth illustration for W. H. Ainsworth's Rookwood: A Romance, facing p. 298 (1878 edition).

In one volume, with illustrations by Sir John Gilbert. London: George Routledge and Sons, Broadway, Ludgate Hill; New York: 416 Broome Street, 1878.

Stop thief! stop thief! a highwayman!
Not one of them was mute;
And all and each that passed that way. — Did join in the pursuit. John Gilpin.

Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.

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