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    Elaine in the tower

    Elaine's last voyage



    Elaine of Astolat, also known as the Lady of Shalott, is a figure in Arthurian legend who dies of her unrequited love for Lancelot. Elaine's story is also the inspiration for Tennyson's poem "The Lady of Shalott".




    Lancelot and Elaine—Then to Her Tower She Climbed and Took the Shield, Thus Kept it and So Lived in Fantasy. The Idylls of the King, Alfred Tennyson Eleanor Fortescue-Brickdale 1871-1945, via Maulleigh

    Jazz Elaine C

    Elaine of Astolat.

    King Arthur Unhorsed and Spared by Sir Launcelot by William Dyce

    Sir Galahad

    The Black Knight

    Edward Reginald FRAMPTON Elaine, 1921 - Elaine, the lily maid of Astolat, guarding the shield of Lancelot.

    Eleanor Fortescue-Brickdale ~ Idylls of the King by Alfred Lord Tennyson ~ 1913 (Then to her tower she climb’d, and took the shield, there kept it, and so lived in fantasy.)

    NC Wyeth

    Pavel Tatarnikov - Arthur of Albion 17

    Chapman's "The Departure of the Knights"

    The Green Knight of Arthurian legend... 'Green Knight' by Des Hanley.

    The Beguiling of Merlin by Sir Edward Burne-Jones Nimuë (or Vivien) was an enchantress who traded her love for lessons in sorcery from Merlin, but finally turned on him, using one of his own spells to ensnare him in a hawthorn bush and transport him to a tower as an eternal prisoner.