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Record Number: LIB0041

Related Work: Woodstock

Illustration Title/Caption: Oliver P.

Keyword(s): Arms & Armaments - Cromwell, General Oliver - Portraits

Artist: No Artist

Engraver: George B. Shaw

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 12.5 x 9.9

Date: 1853

Source Text: Waverley Novels [Library Edition] (Edinburgh: Adam & Charles Black, 1852-53)

Position in Source Text: vol. 21 (frontispiece)

Location of Copy: NLS, Hall.279.a & b

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Portrait of Oliver Cromwell in military uniform. A reengraving of a portrait published in Edmund Lodge's 'Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Great Britain' (1821), where it appears as no. 9 in vol. 7, with more background and an additional figure, a child, adjusting the sash around Cromwell's waist. Title/caption also supplies facsimile signature of 'Cromwell'. Accompanying quoted text: 'He was a man of middle stature . . . depth of thought.' [Ch. 8]. Also appears in the Abbotsford Edition of the Waverley Novels: see #ABB0102.

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