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Record Number: NTE0015

Related Work: Monastery, The

Illustration Title/Caption: Monastery / Edward Glendinning Demanding an Account of his Brother of Sir Piercie Shafton

Keyword(s): Arms & Armaments - Clothing & Dress - Eustace, Father ('William Allan') - Glendinning, Edward - Glendinning, Elspeth - Monks & Nuns - Shafton, Sir Piercie

Artist: William Brockedon

Engraver: Charles Rolls

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. 3 (frontispiece)

Location of Copy: NLS, 1177.h.1

Image File Name: 0014437d.jpg

Notes: Depicts Edward Glendinning, sword in hand, in front of the extravagantly attired Sir Piercie Shafton, in a room at Glendearg, with Father Eustace seated to the right [Ch. 26]. 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. 29. Vol. also includes title-page vignette of Glendearg as in vol. 3 of 1822 12mo issue, but with engraver given as Edward Finden.

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