Frontispiece: Clerk Colvill [details]

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Frontispiece: Clerk Colvill, in Slane, County Meath, Ireland more

people, trees, water, swords, mermaids, colour

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Frontispiece: Clerk Colvill


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The young man clutches his hat with one hand and with the other holds aloft a sword as he kneels at the edge of a pond. From that same pond a mermaid rises up, arms raised, breasts bare.

This beautiful painting by Arthur Rackham illustrates the ballad Clerk Colvill.

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126 x 172mm (5.0 x 6.8 inches)

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1200 dots per inch


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