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Record Number: CEN0013

Related Work: Heart of Mid-Lothian, The

Illustration Title/Caption: Meeting of the Sisters

Keyword(s): Deans, Effie - Deans, Jeanie - Prisons & Prisoners - Ratcliffe, James

Artist: Charles Robert Leslie

Engraver: No Engraver

Work Type: wood engraving

Size(cm): 12.5 x 8

Date: 1870

Source Text: Waverley Novels [Centenary Edition] (Edinburgh: A. & C. Black, 1870-71)

Position in Source Text: vol. 7 (frontispiece)

Location of Copy: NLS, Hall.279.b-c

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Jeanie Deans embracing her sister Effie in confinement in the Edinburgh Tolbooth, with Ratcliffe the jailer holding a key by an open shutter. A reengraving of #NTE0009. Accompanying quoted text: ‘With a gentleness . . . a scene so sorrowful.’ [Ch. 21; EEWN 6, 185.21-23].

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