Artist: Thomas Morten (1836-66)

Engraver: W. J. Linton


Wood engraving

7½ x 5½ inches.

Illustration for Swift’sGulliver’s Travels, pictorial frontispiece.

This opening image, which gives a sharp sense of the disparity in size between the tiny Lilliputians and the colossus standing over them.

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Details & Related Material

  • Trumpeters lower right
  • Gulliver's right foot and knight
  • Jonathan Swift
  • Scanned image and text by Simon Cooke

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