|TAI #170||Plan of Shelob’s Lair|
North and south (not east and west!) are flipped on the compass rose: arrows point in direction of travel, which was indeed west to east.
|Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 16r|
diagrams · designs
black ink blue ink pencil
mountains · hills roads · paths
Ephel Dúath (Mountains of Shadow) Mordor Shelob’s Lair
|2015||Art of LR||126||94|
|2019||Voyage en Terre du Milieu||193||116||as “Plan de l’antre d’Araigne”|
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