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Record Number: NTD0027

Related Work: Fortunes of Nigel, The

Illustration Title/Caption: [Whitehall]

Keyword(s): Horses - Mansions & Palaces - Petitions - Soldiers

Artist: Alexander Nasmyth

Engraver: W. Archibald

Work Type: engraving

Size(cm): 6 x 8

Date: 1824

Source Text: Novels and Romances of the Author of Waverley [12mo issue], 9 vols (Edinburgh: Constable & Co., 1824)

Position in Source Text: vol. 3 (title-page vignette)

Location of Copy: NLS, NG. 1172.i

Image File Name: 0007410d.jpg

Notes: Depicts man on foot presenting petition to another on horseback, with armed guards in attendance, against background of extensive building with twin towers. [Compare Ch. 3; EEWN 13, 47]. Illustration title from 'The Waverley Album' (London: Charles Heath, [1832]), where same image appears facing p. 42, with Alexander Nasmyth as artist and Edward Finden as engraver (see image). Also appears in 'Novels and Romances of the Author of Waverley' [8vo issue], 7 vols (Edinburgh: Constable & Co., 1824), vol. 3.

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