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Record Number: ILA0001

Related Work: Abbot, The

Illustration Title/Caption: 'Stand not to look on a dying man, but haste to save the Queen.'

Keyword(s): Castles & Fortresses - Forests & Woodlands - Knights - Seyton, Henry - Sick & Wounded Persons

Artist: Henry Corbould

Engraver: Charles Heath

Work Type: engraving

Size(cm): 8 x 7

Date: 1824

Source Text: The Abbot, a Romance, by the Author of 'Waverley', Illustrated with Engravings by Charles Heath, from Paintings by Henry Corbould (London: Hurst, Robinson, & Co., 1824)

Position in Source Text: title-page vignette

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson P. 3035

Image File Name: 0007314d.jpg

Notes: Depicts Henry Seyton lying wounded on the ground in armour, with mounted soldiers with lances riding past in the middle distance, one of whom looks back at Seyton; a large tree is prominent, and a castle in the distance. [Ch. 37; EEWN 10, 364.25-26] Single print in the Corson collection (see image), with signs of erasure of original imprint near foot; publisher information above from Todd & Bowden 146Dd.

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