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Record Number: EFM0003

Related Work: Fair Maid of Perth, The

Illustration Title/Caption: Boat Scene on Loch Tay

Keyword(s): Boats - Louise - Music - Rivers & Streams - Rothesay, Duke of - Tay, River

Artist: Samuel Bough

Engraver: William Forrest

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 17.2 x 26

Date: 1878

Source Text: Six Engravings in Illustration of The Fair Maid of Perth for the Members of the Royal Association for Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland ([Edinburgh: the Association], 1878)

Position in Source Text: [Plate 3]

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson H.RAPFAS.17

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts the sailing barge of the Duke of Rothesay on the River Tay, as it comes close to Henshaw’s boat, in which the Glee Maiden is just visible playing her viol. Accompanying quoted text: ‘The wilful Prince stepped . . . above the Tay’ [Ch. 30; EEWN 21, 27-36].

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