The Dragon of Wantley Outline Men's T-shirt

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"Old stories tell how Hercules / A dragon slew at Lerna, / With seven heads and fourteen eyes, / To see and well discern-a: / But he had a club, this dragon to drub, / Or he ne'er had done it, I warrant ye: / But More of More-hall, with nothing at all, / He slew the dragon of Wantley."

The Dragon of Wantley is a legendary tale and poem about, well, a dragon slain on Wharncliffe Crags in South Yorkshire. Perhaps, the earliest form of the tale can be found in Thomas Percy's anthology Reliques of Ancient Poetry from 1767.

Latter, in 1892, Owen Wister, who was best known as the author of The Virginian, wrote a "burlesque" version of the tale, which became rather popular.

The image here is from a book poster for Wister's novel. The image is in the public domain and part of a collection held in the New York Public Library system. Here is the citation.

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Art & Architecture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The dragon of Wantley." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 19, 2016.

This t-shirt is the smoothest and softest t-shirt you'll ever wear. Made of fine jersey, it has a durable, vintage feel. These classic-cut shirts are known for their premium quality, as well as ability to stand up to a washing machine (will maintain size and color after many washes).

• Fine jersey
• Slim fit
• Double stitched
• made in the USA, sweatshop free