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Record Number: NTD0008

Related Work: Rob Roy

Illustration Title/Caption: [Inversnaid Fort]

Keyword(s): Castles & Fortresses - Highlands - Mountains & Hills

Artist: Alexander Nasmyth

Engraver: William Home Lizars

Work Type: engraving

Size(cm): 7 x 8

Date: 1821

Source Text: Novels and Tales of The Author of Waverley [12mo issue], 16 vols (Edinburgh: Constable & Co., 1821)

Position in Source Text: vol. 8 (title-page vignette)

Location of Copy: NLS, 1172.h

Image File Name: 0014596d.jpg

Notes: Depicts Inversnaid Fort. Illustration caption as given in 'Sixteen Engravings from Real Scenes Supposed to be Described in the Novels and Tales of the Author of Waverley' (Edinburgh: Constable & Co., 1821). Vignette also on title-page of 'Novels and Tales of the Author of Waverley' (2nd 8vo issue), 12 vols (Edinburgh: Constable & Co., 1822), vol. 6; and in 'The Waverley Album' (London: Charles Heath, [1832]), facing p. 12, titled 'Inversnaid Fort' (see image), with artist given as Peter De Wint and engraver as Charles Heath.

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