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Record Number: BOR0221

Related Work: Fair Maid of Perth, The

Illustration Title/Caption: The Smith and the Highlander

Keyword(s): Arms & Armaments - Artisans - Dunter - Gow (or Smith), Henry - Highlanders - Norman nan Ord

Artist: John Pettie

Engraver: Frederick Huth

Work Type: etching

Size(cm): 9.4 x 13.7

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, facing p. 288

Location of Copy: NLS, Lit.S.22

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Henry Gow in his smithy leaning on his hammer, with Dunter his journeyman alongside him, as he listens the request of the Highlander Norman nan Ord for body armour; several smithy tools are visible against a bench and on the floor [Ch. 33]. Painting exhibited at the Royal Academy, no. 223, 1875.

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