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Portrait of the Shipman, from Chaucer's 'Canterbury Tales'; on horseback, riding to the left; wearing a hat and simple clothing; bearded; a dagger hanging around his neck; in oval frame in rectangle.
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Height: 148 millimetres
Width: 108 millimetres (trimmed)
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One from a set of Canterbury Pilgrims, each presented individually on horseback; letterpress is visible on verso suggesting these may have been illustrations to an edition of the Canterbury Tales.
The complete set is mounted in the Crowle Pennant, vol II. See G,2.63-88.
For a note on Crowle’s extra-illustrated Pennant, see G.1.1
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Associated Title: Canterbury Tales
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