Castle of Chillon, Switzerland

#Picture Number BU43

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Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of the Castle of Chillon beside Lac Leman in Switzerland, made famous by the poet Byron in his poems ‘The Prisoner of Chillon’ and ‘Sonnet on Chillon’:

‘Eternal spirit of the chainless mind!/Brightest in dungeons, Liberty! thou art’.