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Record Number: BOR0217

Related Work: Fair Maid of Perth, The

Illustration Title/Caption: Escape of Conachar

Keyword(s): Combat & Duelling - Gow (or Smith), Henry - MacIan, Ian Eachin (Hector, 'Conachar') - Rivers & Streams - Tay, River

Artist: Robert Walker Macbeth

Engraver: Robert Walker Macbeth

Work Type: etching

Size(cm): 14 x 9.5

Date: 1894

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

Position in Source Text: vol. 42 (frontispiece)

Location of Copy: NLS, Lit.S.22

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Ian Eachin MacIan (‘Conachar’) throwing himself into the River Tay in flight, with Henry Gow standing above him on the bank, and evidence of the aftermath of the larger combat in the background [Ch. 34].

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