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- Object: Ten Etchings, Illustrative of the Devil's Walk
"Ten Etchings, Illustrative of the Devil's Walk, by Thomas Landseer" (London, F. G. Harding) 1831; containing 10 etchings showing the Devil in various guises, including his rise on a brimstone bed, journey to London and the countryside, his influence on a lawyer and apothecary, his visits to a bookshop and to a prisoner in Cold Bath Fields, and his encounter with an apparition of General Gascoigne. Each accompanied by 4 engraved lines of verse from "The Devil's Thoughts" by Southey and Coleridge, and bound together with letterpress titlepage and introduction printed with a wood-engraved vignette showing the Devil in glasses reading the Sunday Times. In original boards printed with title and etched roundel showing the devil rising.
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Height: 381 millimetres (sheet size of each page)
Width: 274 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- "General Gascoigne" may refer to Isaac Gascoigne (1763-1841) or Banastre Tarleton (1754-1833). See Morton Paley, "Apocalypse and Millennium in English Romantic Poetry", p. 148.
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Associated Title: Ten Etchings, Illustrative of the Devil's Walk
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