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Record Number: NTE0016

Related Work: Abbot, The

Illustration Title/Caption: Abbot / Edward Graeme Rescued from the Water

Keyword(s): Graeme, Roland - Wolf - Boats - Lakes - Children - Dogs - Castles & Fortresses

Artist: Henry Howard

Engraver: Charles Rolls

Work Type: engraving

Size(cm): 9 x 7

Date: 1824

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

Position in Source Text: vol. 4 (frontispiece)

Location of Copy: NLS, 1177.h.1

Image File Name: 0007310d.jpg

Notes: Depicts Roland Graeme as a boy, in the Loch of Avenel, having been rescued by Wolf and being pulled into a small boat occupied by two men, with the Castle in the background [Ch. 1]. Imprint of Hurst, Robinson, & Co., London (the secondary publishers on title-page). Also appears in 'A New Series of Illustrations of "The Author of Waverley"' (London: Hurst, Robinson, & Co., 1824) and in 'The Waverley Album' (London: Charles Heath, [1832]), facing p. 31 (see image). Vol. also includes title-page vignette of Loch Leven Castle as in vol. 5 of 1822 12mo issue, but with engraver given as Edward Finden.

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