Manuscript poem & Portrait of Sir Walter Scott.
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A handwritten transcription of The Deformed Transformed by Lord Byron [Part 2 Scene 1 verse 3] a drama published in 1824.The transcription is written in iron gall ink on antique white paper
2 5/8 x 7 1/8" handsomely presented with a portrait of Sir Walter Scott Bart. engraved by H.T. Ryall from the original portrait by John Prescott Knight, published London 1835. Steel engraved proof including letters. 8 x 4"
Look upon the bristling wall
Mann'd without an interval!
Round and round, tier on tier,
Cannon's black mouth, shining spear,
Lit match, bell mouthed musquetoon,
Gaping to be murderous soon;
All the warlike gear of old,
Mix'd with what we now behold.
below which is continued a five line note on the Grand master Dom Manuel.
The whole being matted, glazed and set into a black wood stained frame 21 1/4 x 15 3/8" with original Doig, Wilson & Wheatley of Edinburgh, Fine Art and Printsellers framing label and leaf from book of the printed version of Byron's poem on verso.
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