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Record Number: SKE0061

Related Work: Abbot, The

Illustration Title/Caption: Crookstown Castle

Keyword(s): Castles & Fortresses - Ruins

Artist: James Skene

Engraver: No Engraver

Work Type: etching

Size(cm): 7.7 x 13.4

Date: 1831

Source Text: A Series of Sketches of the Existing Localities alluded to in the Waverley Novels Etched from Original Drawings (Edinburgh: Cadell & Co., 1829[-1831])

Position in Source Text: leaf preceding p. 167

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson B.SKE.3

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts the Castle of Crookstone, in ruined state on rising ground. Accompanying quoted text (p. 164), with reference to Magnum Opus edition: 'Not there . . . the lost--the murdered--/ The Abbot, Vol. XXI, p. 327.’ See Ch. 37; EEWN 10, 360. Originally issued as part of a separate number in 1831.

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