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Record Number: ILP0002

Related Work: Pirate, The

Illustration Title/Caption: Pirate / Vol. 2, p. 129

Keyword(s): Prophecy - Troil, Brenda - Troil, Minna - Troil, Ulla (Norna of the Fitful-Head)

Artist: Henry Corbould

Engraver: James Heath

Work Type: engraving

Size(cm): 10.5 x 7.5

Date: 1825

Source Text: [Illustrations of the Pirate] (London: Hurst, Robinson, & Co., 1825)

Position in Source Text: [Plate 2]

Location of Copy: O, Dunston B(Scott) 166/2

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts the seated figure of Norna by fireplace, staff in hand, pointing to the fire, with the two sisters standing and listening [Ch. 19]. Forms (attached) frontispiece to vol. 2 of Bodleian copy of first edition of ‘The Pirate’, 3 vols (1822), interpreted in Todd & Bowden 156Dk as containing the three plates from ‘Illustrations of The Pirate’ (1825). The image is identical to that at #LAD0020, from ‘The Lady’s Magazine’, vol. 3, no. 3 (March 1822). Title/caption reference is to original edition. Engraver wrongly identified as Charles Heath in Todd & Bowden.

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