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Record Number: LIB0048

Related Work: Count Robert of Paris

Illustration Title/Caption: ‘He arranged his fair burden . . . be instantly extinguished.’ [6 lines]

Keyword(s): Art & Paintings - Bertha - Courtship - Hereward of Hampton - Sick & Wounded Persons - Waterfalls

Artist: John Absolon

Engraver: Robert Charles Bell

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 10.5 x 9.3

Date: 1853

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

Position in Source Text: vol. 24 (title-page vignette)

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

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Hereward, with helmet and sword, bending over Bertha, who lies on a stone wall, having escaped from Sylvan [Ch. 20; EEWN 23a, 208.1-7].

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