Elias yn Cael ei Borthi gan y Cigfran (Elijah Fed by the Ravens)

 Elias yn Cael ei Borthi gan y Cigfran   (Elijah Fed by the Ravens)

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about 1832-1842, published after 1865

Illustrated ballad sheet with three scenes from the story of Elijah.

medium: ink on paper
technique: woodcut

artist: James Cope
publisher: O. Evan Jones
publisher: John Jones

Private Collection

Published by O. E. Jones, Llanrwst no earlier than 1865, but the blocks were probably reused from an earlier print.




 

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Elijah Fed by the Ravens: Elias yn Cael ei Borthi gan y CigfranElijah Meets the Widow of Zarephath and The Sacrifice of Elijah: Elias yn Cael ei Borthi gan y Cigfran

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Further reading

Peter Lord, Words with Pictures: Welsh Images and Images of Wales in the Popular Press, 1640-1860 (Aberystwyth: 1995), p.96.




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