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Record Number: NTE0031

Related Work: Talisman, The

Illustration Title/Caption: The Talisman / Sir Kenneth & the Emir at the Diamond of the Desert

Keyword(s): Arms & Armaments - Fountains & Wells - Islam - Kenneth of Scotland, Knight of the Leopard - Knights - Saladin

Artist: William Heath

Engraver: William Home Lizars

Work Type: engraving

Size(cm): 8.5 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. 6 (frontispiece) [Misplaced: should be in vol. 5]

Location of Copy: BL 12604.a.4

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Sir Kenneth and (the as yet unidentified) Saladin seated together by a spring, with a background of palm trees, and their swords on the ground [Ch. 2]. Vol. also contains title-page vignette illustration of 'palm trees' [Todd & Bowden], drawn by J. B. Kidd and engraved by W. H. Lizars, apparently not used in any other set.

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