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Record Number: LIB0005

Related Work: Antiquary, The

Illustration Title/Caption: The Antiquary / ‘You indeed know . . . Earl, turning away’ [3 lines]

Keyword(s): Glenallan, Earl of (William) - Handicraft - Mucklebackit, Elspeth

Artist: Henry Courtney Selous

Engraver: Frederick Bacon

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 12 x 10

Date: 1852

Source Text: Waverley Novels [Library Edition] (Edinburgh: Adam & Charles Black, 1852-53)

Position in Source Text: vol. 3 (frontispiece)

Location of Copy: NLS, Hall.279.a & b

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Elspeth in her chair, with a spinning wheel by her side, holding her hands out toward the Earl of Glenallan, who stands facing away from her, with one finger raised heavenwards [Ch. 33; EEWN 3, 226.23-26].

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