‘The Eglinton Tournament’ (plate 1), 1840. A lithographic print, drawn by Doyle directly onto the stone. 10¼ x 14½ inches. Doyle’s opening tableau shows the sheer misery of heavy rain, with umbrellas raised above the heads of the participants, their fancy dress offering no protection.

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Doyle, Richard. The Tournament. London: Dickinson, 1840.

Created 12 October 2023