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Bolster Bank


Bolster Bank (Dyke) by thesweetcheat The Giant Bolster (see Folklore) from George Cruikshank's illustration for Robert Hunt's "Popular Romances Of The West Of England".
thesweetcheat Image Credit: George Cruikshank
Posted by thesweetcheat
25th July 2012ce
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Comments (4)

What an excellent illustration, well found. And by such a distinguished artist too. Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
26th July 2012ce
Isn't it great, I love the disproportionately long limbs. Tis a praper giant.

I've had the book for ages, but only just been to see the Bolster Bank.
thesweetcheat Posted by thesweetcheat
26th July 2012ce
Aahh! Wonderful! A giant bolster!! ... Always wondered about them :>) tjj Posted by tjj
26th July 2012ce
Ha! Don't take him on in a pillow fight. thesweetcheat Posted by thesweetcheat
26th July 2012ce
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