Roderick Random and Strap in bed at left, surprised by the entrance of an old man into their chamber, standing beside them at right, a candle burning on a table in the left foreground; in oval frame with architectural border, a terrifying winged head with snakes above; after Richard Corbould, illustration to Smollett's 'Roderick Random', from 'Cooke's Pocket Editions of Select Classics'. 1797 Etching and engraving
© The Trustees of the British Museum
To license images for charged-for journals and publications, and other commercial uses, please contact British Museum Images.
Contact BM images
The image will be released to you under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) license. You can read more about the British Museum and Creative Commons here.
If you cannot see an image that you want on the British Museum website, you can order new photography from us.
Order new image