"Witches Frolic."

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Creator

Sir Walter Scott, Bart

Title

"Witches Frolic."

Publisher

John Murray, Albemarle Street

Date

MDCCCXXX

Coverage

London

Subject

Engraving in three states (India proof, uncolored, and hand-colored)

Description

From the first and second issues of "Twelve Sketches Illustrative of Sir Walter Scott's Demonology and Witchcraft," published for Cruikshank by J. Robins & Co. London. 1830. According to Cohn, the first issue of Cruikshank's plates was only on plain and India paper uncolorde; the colored versions here are probably from a reissue of the suite published in 1837 by Charles Tilt.

Source

Source: Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft, Addressed to J. G. Lockhart, Esq. By Sir Walter Scott, Bart.

Relation

From the collection of Josephine Lea Iselin.