Christian is welcomed by Discretion and her sisters

David Scott

Wood engraving

4 3/4 x 3 3/16 inches

Illustration for Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress, facing p. 64.

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Rather oddly when illustrating this paradigmatic Protestant book, the illustrator includes spiral columns characteristically found in Roman Catholic baroque buildings, notably in St. Paul's, Rome.

Scanned image and text by George P. Landow

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