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Record Number: NTD0017

Related Work: Ivanhoe

Illustration Title/Caption: [Castle of Torquilstone]

Keyword(s): Castles & Fortresses - Torquilstone, Castle of

Artist: Alexander Nasmyth

Engraver: W. Archibald

Work Type: engraving

Size(cm): 7 x 6

Date: 1822

Source Text: Historical Romances of the Author of Waverley [12mo issue], 8 vols (Edinburgh: Constable & Co., 1822)

Position in Source Text: vol. 1 (title-page vignette)

Location of Copy: NLS, NG.1172.h-i

Image File Name: 0007549d.jpg

Notes: Depicts Castle of Torquilstone, with three armed figures in foreground. Also appears in 'Historical Romances of the Author of Waverley' [8vo issue], 8 vols (Edinburgh: Constable and Co., 1822), vol. 1. Illustration title from 'The Waverley Album' (London: Charles Heath, [1832]), where same image appears, facing p. 26, though with Edward Finden as engraver (see image).

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