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Record Number: CEN0015

Related Work: Bride of Lammermoor, The

Illustration Title/Caption: Ravenswood and Lucy at the Mermaiden’s Well

Keyword(s): Ashton, Lucy - Birds - Courtship - Fountains & Wells - Ravenswood, Edgar

Artist: Charles Robert Leslie

Engraver: James Davis Cooper

Work Type: wood engraving

Size(cm): 12.6 x 8.1

Date: 1870

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

Position in Source Text: vol. 8 (frontispiece)

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

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Edgar Ravenswood with arm round Lucy Ashton by the fountain, with dead raven and arrow at feet, as Ravenswood looks around for the marksman. Accompanying quoted text: ‘As they arose . . . an old oak.’ [Ch. 20]. A reengraving of #NTE0011.

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