Eleanora sucking the Venom cut out of the wound which Edward I, her royal Consort, received from a poisoned dagger by an assassin in Palestine. Rapin's Hist. Vol. III Page 179.Dedicated to the Queen by her Majesty'd dutiful and most obedient humble servant W. Wynne Ryland.
Publish'd as the Act directs March 1, 1780 for the Proprietor W.W.Ryland N.o.159 Strand, London.
Stipple with large margins left & right, small margins top & bottom. Plate: 390 x 330mm, (15¼ x 13").
A scene set in the back drop of the crusades, Edward I injured, sits in his tent while his wife Eleanor of Castille sucks the poison from an injury in his arm. Two ladies in waiting watch on concerned, while several soldiers hold up an injured comrade.
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