Object Detail

Lithograph printed in black ink on rectangular sheet of cream paper, with border margins along top and sides, and wider border margin at the bottom. The print depicts a three quarter length picture of a seated Walter Scott (1771-1832) and dog. He sits with both hands on a cane propped up between his legs. He has short hair. He wears a jacket, waistcoat, shirt and necktie, and pants. The dog has a collar around its neck and sits by Scott’s leg. In the background hills, sky, and a tree are depicted.

The print is titled "SIR [illegible] BAR.T", signed “Painted by J.W. Gordon" and "Engraved by W. Holl”.
Bett Loan Collection
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Print/Art/Communication Artifacts/Nomenclature
Composition = Height x Width (mm) = 104 x 80mm
Sheet = Height x Width (mm) = 265 x 179mm
Measurement Description
Sheet = 265 h x 179 w Composition = 104 h x 80 w
Media and Materials
Credit Line
J.W. Gordon. [Portrait of Walter Scott, no date]. Black and white lithograph. Nelson Provincial Museum, Bett Loan Collection: AC825

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