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This print depicts Ellen Douglas, the heroine of Scott's poem The Lady of the Lake. She is portrayed sitting beside the harper Allan-bane and waving farewell to James Fitz-James (King James V of Scotland incognito) (canto II, stanza 6). The print was engraved by Francis Engleheart after a drawing by Richard Westall.

University of Edinburgh, Corson Collection: Corson H.WES.4

Details

  • Title: Lady of the Lake
  • Creator: Richard Westall; Francis Engleheart
  • Date Created: 1811
  • Location Created: London, England
  • Medium: Print

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