Object Detail


Description
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”.
Collection
Bett Loan Collection
Art Collection Number
AC825
Classification
Print/Art/Communication Artifacts/Nomenclature
Measurements
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
lithograph/Art
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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