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Image number
XJF437554
Title
Illustration from 'The Castle of Otranto', by Horace Walpole, 1765 (engraving)
Artist
English School, (18th century) / English
Location
Private Collection
Medium
engraving
Date
1765 AD (C18th AD)
Description
The Castle of Otranto is a 1764 novel by Horace Walpole. It is generally regarded as the first gothic novel, initiating a literary genre which would become extremely popular in the later 18th century and early 19th century.
Photo credit
Bridgeman Images
Keywords
soldier / armour / book / female / character / castle of otranto / knight / male / gothic / literary / novel / literature / characters / manfred / isabella / theodore / horace walpole
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