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Record Number: BOR0143

Related Work: Peveril of the Peak

Illustration Title/Caption: The Challenge

Keyword(s): Bridgenorth, Major Ralph - Combat & Duelling - Cranbourne, Sir Jasper - Solsgrace, Master Nehemiah

Artist: William Quiller Orchardson

Engraver: Henry Robert Robertson

Work Type: etching

Size(cm): 9.2 x 14.5

Date: 1893

Source Text: Waverley Novels [Border Edition], ed. Andrew Lang, 48 vols (London: John C. Nimmo, 1892-94)

Position in Source Text: vol. 28 (frontispiece)

Location of Copy: NLS, Lit.S.22

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Sir Jasper Cranbourne delivering the challenge of Sir Geoffrey Peveril on the point of his sword, with Major Bridgenorth about to take hold of it as Solsgrace alongside him holds out a hand as if to prevent him [Ch. 9]

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