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Record Number: NTD0002

Related Work: Waverley

Illustration Title/Caption: [Holyrood Palace]

Keyword(s): Edinburgh - Holyrood Palace - Mansions & Palaces - Mountains & Hills

Artist: Alexander Nasmyth

Engraver: William Home Lizars

Work Type: engraving

Size(cm): 5.5 x 8

Date: 1821

Source Text: Novels and Tales of The Author of Waverley [12mo issue], 16 vols (Edinburgh: Constable & Co., 1821)

Position in Source Text: vol. 2 (title-page vignette)

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson A.7.a.1821/2

Image File Name: 0014638d.jpg

Notes: Depicts Holyrood Palace, the Salisbury Crags, and Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh. Illustration caption as given in 'Sixteen Engravings from Real Scenes Supposed to be Described in the Novels and Tales of the Author of Waverley' (Edinburgh: Constable & Co., 1821). Vignette also on title-page of 'Novels and Tales of the Author of Waverley' (2nd 8vo issue), 12 vols (Edinburgh: Constable & Co., 1822), vol. 2; and in 'The Waverley Album' (London: Charles Heath, [1832]), facing p. 4, titled there 'Holyrood Palace' (see image) and with artist given as Peter De Wint and engraver as Charles Heath.

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