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Record Number: ERE0006

Related Work: Redgauntlet

Illustration Title/Caption: Peter Peebles capturing Allan Fairford

Keyword(s): Fairford, Alan - Geddes, Joshua - Greenmantle (Redgauntlet, Lilias) - Law & Lawyers - Peebles, Peter

Artist: George Hay

Engraver: Robert Anderson

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 18.5 x 24.8

Date: 1876

Source Text: Six Engravings in Illustration of Redgauntlet for the Members of the Royal Association for Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland ([Edinburgh: the Association], 1876)

Position in Source Text: [Plate 6]

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson H.RAPFAS.9

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Alan Fairford seated alongside Greenmantle, who wears a riding dress, and being interrupted by Peter Peebles, who holds Alan’s shoulder with one hand and points a finger with the other; the figure at the door is apparently meant to represent Joshua Geddes. Accompanying quoted text: ‘Securing themselves . . . under certification’ [Ch. 23; EEWN 17, 367-68]. Matches #BOR0191, but with different engraver. Exhibited Royal Scottish Academy, no. 205, 1876.

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