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Record Number: LIW0002

Related Work: Waverley

Illustration Title/Caption: Mirkwood Mere

Keyword(s): Birds - Castles & Fortresses - Lakes - Mountains & Hills - Ruins

Artist: George Barret, the younger

Engraver: Edward Francis Finden

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 8 x 12

Date: 1832

Source Text: Landscape Illustrations of the Waverley Novels, with Descriptions of the Views, 2 vols (London: Charles Tilt, 1832)

Position in Source Text: vol. 1, facing p. 2

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson H.MAR.1

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Mirkwood Mere at sunset, with ruined castle in the distance. Accompanying quoted text (p. 2): 'Late, when . . . world more fair.' [12 lines verse; Ch. 5; EEWN 1, 25.19-30]. Legend states published June 1832.

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