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Record Number: DRY0129

Related Work: Pirate, The

Illustration Title/Caption: Norna's Incantations

Keyword(s): Alchemy & Magic - Books - Medicine & Potions - Troil, Brenda - Troil, Magnus - Troil, Minna - Troil, Ulla (Norna of the Fitful-Head)

Artist: William Heysham Overend

Engraver: James Davis Cooper

Work Type: wood engraving

Size(cm): 9.3 x 14

Date: 1893

Source Text: Waverley Novels [Dryburgh Edition], 25 vols (London & Edinburgh: Adam & Charles Black, 1892-94)

Position in Source Text: vol. 13, facing p. 298

Location of Copy: NLS, NG.1179.d

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Ulla Troil standing in front of decorated a stone table, and pouring molten lead into a bowl, with Minna intently watching from one end of the table, and Brenda with her father turning away from the spectacle at the other; an open book also lies on the table [Ch. 28].

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