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Record Number: NTE0030

Related Work: Woodstock

Illustration Title/Caption: Woodstock / Scene with the Pastor and Master Tomkins in the Church at Woodstock

Keyword(s): Books - Churches & Churchyards - Clergy - Holdenough, Nehemiah - Religion - Soldiers - Tomkins, Joseph

Artist: William Heath

Engraver: William Home Lizars

Work Type: engraving

Size(cm): 9 x 7

Date: 1828

Source Text: Tales and Romances of the Author of Waverley [18mo issue], 7 vols (Edinburgh: Cadell & Co., 1828)

Position in Source Text: vol. 5 (frontispiece) [Misplaced: should be in vol. 6]

Location of Copy: BL 12604.a.4

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts the minister Holdenough attempting to climb to the pulpit, book in hand, with Tomkins falling backwards having failed to stop him, and armed men also in the church [Ch. 1]. Vol. also contains title-page vignette illustration of 'a maiden by a spring' [Todd & Bowden], drawn by J. B. Kidd and engraved by W. H. Lizars, apparently not used in any other set.

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