The Fate of Chowles and Judith

Artist: John Franklin (circa 1806 – circa 1881/91)

Engraver: John Franklin

1841; 1847 edition

Steel-plate etching

6 ¾ x 3 ¾ inches; 13.9 cm high by 9.6 cm wide

Twentieth illustration by this artist for W. H. Ainsworth’s historical romance, Old St. Paul’s: A Tale of the Plague and the Fire, facing p. 422 in Book the Sixth, "September 1666," Chapter IX, "What Befell Chowles and J udith in the Vaults of Saint Faith's."

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