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Ryall, Henry Thomas (1811-1867) [Engraving of Sir Walter Scott]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00496.083.02 Author/Creator: Ryall, Henry Thomas (1811-1867) Place Written: s.l. Type: Engraving Date: circa 1832-1852 Pagination: 1 engraving ; 18 x 11.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Engraving with death date. Handwritten note states "a M.S. from the Fortunes of Nigel by."

Background Information:

People: Ryall, Henry Thomas, 1811-1867
Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Literature and Language Arts

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