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Record Number: DRY0065

Related Work: Heart of Mid-Lothian, The

Illustration Title/Caption: Madge and her Mother before Bailie Middleburgh

Keyword(s): Law & Lawyers - Middleburgh, Mr - Murdockson, Meg - Wildfire, Madge (Madge Murdockson)

Artist: William Brassey Hole

Engraver: James Davis Cooper

Work Type: wood engraving

Size(cm): 9.3 x 13.5

Date: 1893

Source Text: Waverley Novels [Dryburgh Edition], 25 vols (London & Edinburgh: Adam & Charles Black, 1892-94)

Position in Source Text: vol. 7, facing p. 192

Location of Copy: NLS, NG.1179.d

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Madge Wildfire curtsying before the magistrate Mr Middleburgh, who is seated at one end of a table, with his clerk to the right and others at the other end, as Madge’s mother Meg Murdockson struggles in the doorway with guards [Ch. 18].

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