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Summary

This painting, to illustrate the first words of Chapter 7 of The Hobbit (Queer Lodgings), was not used in the first English impression to contain coloured pictures, but appeared in the first American edition, 1938. It was reproduced in The J.R.R. Tolkien Calendar 1973 and 1974 and in The Hobbit Calendar 1976. The eagle was inspired by the painting of a Golden Eagle by Archibald Thorburn.

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current04:14, 5 February 2006Thumbnail for version as of 04:14, 5 February 2006368×462 (20 KB)Hyarion (Talk | contribs) (This painting, to illustrate the first words of Chapter 7 of The Hobbit (Queer Lodgings), was not used in the first English impression to contain coloured pictures, but appeared in the first American edition, 1938. It was reproduced in [[The J. R.)

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