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Record Number: LIB0007

Related Work: Rob Roy

Illustration Title/Caption: Rob Roy / ‘At this moment the door opened . . . and locked it.’ [5 lines]

Keyword(s): Art & Paintings - Books - Fairservice, Andrew - Libraries - Osbaldistone Hall - Osbaldistone, Frank - Vernon, Diana - Vernon, Sir Frederick

Artist: John Callcott Horsley

Engraver: Lumb Stocks

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 12.5 x 9.5

Date: 1852

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

Position in Source Text: vol. 4 (frontispiece)

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

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Frank Osbaldistone closing the door of the library at Osbaldistone Hall to prevent Andrew Fairservice, who holds a candlestick, from entering, as Diana Vernon and her father Sir Frederick look on with alarm; a portrait of Sir Frederick hangs on the wall behind them [EEWN 5; 330.3-8].

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