Popular print: Christian's route through a landscape along the winding path from "The City of Destruction" to the "Celestial City" via the "Slough of Despond", the "Wicket Gate" which bears a sign, "Knock and it shall be opened unto you", "The Valley of the Shadow of Death", "Vanity Fair" and so on, and encounters with "Mr Worldly-wiseman", "The Three Shining Ones", "Giant Despair" at "Doubting Castle" and others. 1813  Hand-coloured etching

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2008,7097.2

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Popular print: Christian's route through a landscape along the winding path from "The City of Destruction" to the "Celestial City" via the "Slough of Despond", the "Wicket Gate" which bears a sign, "Knock and it shall be opened unto you", "The Valley of the Shadow of Death", "Vanity Fair" and so on, and encounters with "Mr Worldly-wiseman", "The Three Shining Ones", "Giant Despair" at "Doubting Castle" and others. 1813 Hand-coloured etching

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