[The young prince]
Walter Crane, RWS (1845-1915)
Engraved and printed in colour by Edmund Evans
1898 ed., but originally published by Routledge in 1876
The Sleeping Beauty, p. 3
Bluebeard's Picture Book
Out on a hunting expedition, a hundred years later, a young prince notices the castle's tower, and learns of this strange occurence from an older man, here, a woodcutter. He is keen to try his luck in the overgrown woods around the castle. (The accompanying verse is still far behind this, only just arriving at the original curse.)
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