- Fine art
Solomon Alexander Hart (April 1806 – 11 June 1881) was a British painter and engraver. He was the first Jewish member of the Royal Academy in London and was probably the most important Jewish artist working in England in the 19th century.
Call Number - 0030719; Shelf Mark - Corson: Scott Papers/9a; Depicts Edith Plantagenet, heroine of Sir Walter Scott's novel The Talisman (1825), dressed as a Carmelite votaress with a chaplet of red and white roses. This portrait of Edith Plantagenet was inspired by a...
Call Number - 0014504; Shelf Mark - Corson P.3687; Depicts Titus Oates giving evidence at the trial of Sir Geoffrey and Julian Peveril (Peveril of the Peak, ch. 41).
Call Number - 0007506; Shelf Mark - Corson P.2974; Depicts Rebecca at the tournament at Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire (Ivanhoe, ch. 7). Illustrates the following text: 'Her turban of yellow silk suited well with the darkness of her complexion. The brilliancy of her...
Call Number - 0007495; Shelf Mark - Corson P.2991; Depicts Prince John on horseback espying Rebecca at the tournament at Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire (Ivanhoe, ch. 8).
Self-portrait - Victorian (1837-1901) - Plymouth, Devon, England