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Record Number: NTE0014

Related Work: Ivanhoe

Illustration Title/Caption: Ivanhoe / The Trial of Rebecca

Keyword(s): Beaumanoir, Lucas de (Grand Master of the Templars) - Rebecca - Higg, the son of Snell - Law & Lawyers - Religion - Sick & Wounded Persons

Artist: Thomas Stothard

Engraver: Alfred William Warren

Work Type: engraving

Size(cm): 8.5 x 6.5

Date: 1824

Source Text: Historical Romances of the Author of Waverley [18mo issue], 6 vols (Edinburgh: Constable & Co., 1824)

Position in Source Text: vol. 2 (frontispiece)

Location of Copy: NLS, 1177.h.1

Image File Name: 0007509d.jpg

Notes: Depicts the Grand Master, on his elevated seat, staff in hand, condemning Rebecca, who turns away, with the figure of Higg on crutches to the side [Ch. 37]. Imprint of Hurst, Robinson, & Co., London (the secondary publishers on title-page). Also appears in 'A New Series of Illustrations of the Historical Romances of "The Author of Waverley"' (London: Hurst, Robinson, & Co., 1824) (see image), and in 'The Waverley Album' (London: Charles Heath, [1832]), facing p. 25. Vol. also includes title-page vignette of Abbey of St Mary, Kirkcaldy as in vol. 2 of 1822 12mo issue, but with engraver given as Edward Finden.

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