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Record Number: NTE0018

Related Work: Kenilworth

Illustration Title/Caption: Kenilworth / The Countess Admiring the Decorations of the Earl

Keyword(s): Chivalry - Jewellery - Leicester, Earl of - Robsart, Amy

Artist: Henry Howard

Engraver: Charles Heath

Work Type: engraving

Size(cm): 9.5 x 7

Date: 1824

Source Text: Historical Romances of the Author of Waverley [18mo issue], 6 vols (Edinburgh: Constable & Co., 1824)

Position in Source Text: vol. 6 (frontispiece)

Location of Copy: NLS, 1177.h.1

Image File Name: 0007564d.jpg

Notes: Depicts Amy Robsart at Cumnor Place, on footstool beneath the seated Earl of Leicester, examining a chivalric collar worn by the Earl [Ch. 7]. Imprint of Hurst, Robinson, & Co., London (the secondary publishers on title-page). Also appears in 'A New Series of Illustrations of the Historical Romances of "The Author of Waverley"' (London: Hurst, Robinson, & Co., 1824), and as in 'The Waverley Album' (London: Charles Heath, [1832]), facing p. 35 (see image). Vol. also includes title-page vignette of Remains of the Gateway as in vol. 7 of 1822 12mo issue, but with engraver given as Edward Finden.

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