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Record Number: DRY0138

Related Work: Fortunes of Nigel, The

Illustration Title/Caption: Murder of Old Trapbois

Keyword(s): Arms & Armaments - Murder & Murderers - Olifaunt, Nigel (Lord Glenvarloch) - Pirates & Robbers - Trapbois, Martha

Artist: Godfrey C. Hindley

Engraver: James Davis Cooper

Work Type: wood engraving

Size(cm): 14.3 x 9.5

Date: 1893

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

Position in Source Text: vol. 14, facing p. 290

Location of Copy: NLS, NG.1179.d

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Nigel Olifaunt having rushed through the doorway, sword in one hand and candle in the other, with Martha Trapbois and the body of one of her assailants on the floor, while the remaining ruffian aims his pistol at Nigel [Ch. 24].

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