book of prints
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- Object: Illustrations of the Pirate
"Portrait of Walter Scott and Five Engravings in Illustration of The Pirate. For the Members of the Royal Association for the Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland" 1871; containing a frontispiece portrait of Scott after J. Watson Gordon, and 5 illustrations of scenes from his novel, including "The Udaller's Home--Magnus Troil and his Family", "The Storm, with Mordaunt Rescuing Cleveland", "Norna Performing her Curative Spell on Minna Troil", "The Altercation Between the Pedlar and Cleveland at the Fair of Kirkwall", and "Minna Taking the Pistol from Bunce to Defend Herself and her Sister". Bound together with letterpress titlepage, table of contents, and excerpts from Scott. In original purple cloth boards with gold-tooled title.
Etching and engraving, probably from steel plates
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Height: 425 millimetres (sheet size of each page)
Width: 295 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Publications for the Members of the Royal Association for the Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland for the years 1860-1861, 1865-1869, 1871, 1873, 1875-1878 and 1882 are kept at 193*.a.6 to 18.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Portrait of Walter Scott and Five Engravings in Illustration of The Pirate
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