Frontispiece: Maclise's Portrait of Harrison Ainsworth
Engraver: Samuel Freeman (1773-1857)
10.5 high x 9.7 cm, vignetted
Frontispiece. London: Published by G. Routledge & Sons, Broadway, Ludgate Hill .
For the initial volume edition of Ainsworth's Windsor Castle. An Historical Romance, its publisher Henry Colburn commissioned a fresh portrait study of the author, whose slightly more youthful likeness by William Greatback (1802-1885) had prefaced the rogue novel Jack Sheppard, illustrated by George Cruikshank.
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Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.
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