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Record Number: DRY0146

Related Work: Peveril of the Peak

Illustration Title/Caption: Julian Attempts to Rescue his Father

Keyword(s): Arms & Armaments - Bridgenorth, Major Ralph - Combat & Duelling - Peveril, Julian - Peveril, Lady - Peveril, Sir Geoffrey - Prisons & Prisoners - Soldiers

Artist: Stanley Berkeley

Engraver: James Davis Cooper

Work Type: wood engraving

Size(cm): 9.5 x 14.2

Date: 1894

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

Position in Source Text: vol. 15, facing p. 268

Location of Copy: NLS, NG.1179.d

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Julian Peveril at Peveril Castle attacking with his sword the soldiers guarding his father, whose hands are tied behind his back, and as Lady Peveril looks on anxiously; the figure at a writing-table on the other side of the room is presumably meant to represent Major Bridgenorth [Ch. 23].

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