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Record Number: LIB0047

Related Work: Count Robert of Paris

Illustration Title/Caption: Count Robert of Paris / Constantinople / ‘It has been allowed . . . beauty, wealth, security, and eminence.’ [4 lines]

Keyword(s): Islam - Towns & Cities

Artist: Thomas Allom

Engraver: William Miller

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 8.8 x 13.5

Date: 1853

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

Position in Source Text: vol. 24 (frontispiece)

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

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts the city of Constantinople from across the water, with several figures sitting in Arabian dress in an open space in the foreground; quoted text from Ch. 1 [EEWN 23a, 4.15-20]. Also appears in the Abbotsford Edition of the Waverley Novels: see #ABB0116.

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