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Clara de Clare, engraved by Henry Robinson after Thomas Phillips (183-?)

From: Sir Walter Scott, Marmion: A Tale of Flodden Field. Illustrated edition. (London: Charles Tilt, 1839)

Phillips's portrait of the heroine of Marmion is inspired by canto VI, stanza III, lines 18-22:

Now her bright locks with sunny glow
Again adorned her brow of snow;
Her mantle rich, whose borders round
A deep and fretted broidery bound,
In golden foldings sought the ground;

The engraving was first published in Illustrations, Landscape, Historical, and Antiquarian, to the Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. (London: Charles Tilt, [183-?]).