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Sir Walter Scott at Shakespeare's Tomb

Photo credit: Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

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An oil painting depicting Sir Walter Scott's visit to Shakespeare's tomb in Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-upon-Avon, 1828. It has been variously attributed to Sir William Allan, Benjamin Haydon, and David Roberts.

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust


  • Date

    mid-19th C

  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    108.5 x 84 cm

  • Accession number

    SBT 1969-11

  • Acquisition method

    purchased with the assistance of the Friends of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, 1969


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