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Record Number: LIB0006

Related Work: Antiquary, The

Illustration Title/Caption: ‘She gave the signal to Lovel . . . brink of the precipice.’ [5 lines]

Keyword(s): Cliffs - Lovel, Mr - Ochiltree, Edie - Seascapes - Wardour, Isabella - Wardour, Sir Arthur

Artist: Birket Foster

Engraver: William Richardson

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 9.8 x 8.5

Date: 1852

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

Position in Source Text: vol. 3 (title-page vignette)

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

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Isabella Wardour being raised up the cliffs in a chair, as Lovel steadies the rope that is pulling her up, and as Edie Ochiltree (staff in hand) looks on, with Sir Arthur Wardour kneeling and appearing to cling on to Edie's coat [Ch 8; EEWN 3, 63.35-39].

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