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Byron in the Highlands.
1850-1851
Printer:Printed by Elijah Chapman Kellogg , American, 1811 - 1881
Publisher:Published by Elijah Chapman Kellogg , American, 1811 - 1881
Publisher:Published by Ensign, Thayer & Co. , American, 1850 - 1852
Lithography; printer's ink and watercolor on wove paper
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 11 7/8 x 8 3/8in. (30.2 x 21.3cm) Sheet (height x width): 13 3/4 x 9 5/8in. (34.9 x 24.4cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Samuel St. John Morgan
Description: A young man wearing a plaid kilt, plaid jacket, plaid stocking with garters, a shirt, a plaid necktie, and a cap with three feathers stands on a bluff above a broad river. A powder horn hangs from his shoulder. A knife with a deer horn handle and a fur pouch hang from his belt. He holds a small horn in his upraised right hand and a musket in the crook of his left arm. A large dead deer lies immediately to the right. A large dog stands behind it. A tree is in the right background. A thistle in flower is in the left foreground. The river runs through a deep ravine and over rocks in the right background.
Inscription: On recto, lithographed title beneath image, "BYRON IN THE HIGHLANDS / I arose with the dawn, with my dog as my guide, / From mountain to mountain I bounded along, / I breasted the billows of Dee's rushing tide, / And heard at a distance the Highlander's song. / Hours of Idleness / 122". On verso, in red ink, upper left, "948". In blue pencil, lower left, "Print / Box 5 / #37". In pencil, lower right, "Consv. CPC 1987" "Dwr 24" and accession number.
Object Number: 1950.197.0
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