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Record Number: BOR0241

Related Work: Surgeon's Daughter, The

Illustration Title/Caption: The Pretended Fakir

Keyword(s): Hyder Ali - Islam - Tippoo Sahib

Artist: William Barnes Wollen

Engraver: Francis Sylvester Walker

Work Type: etching

Size(cm): 13.7 x 9.4

Date: 1894

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

Position in Source Text: vol. 46, facing p. 470

Location of Copy: NLS, Lit.S.22

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Hyder Ali flinging away the cap and fake beard which had disguised him as the Fakir, in front of his surprised son Tippoo; elephants and their riders can be seen in the background [Ch. 28].

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