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Record Number: SKE0063

Related Work: Abbot, The

Illustration Title/Caption: Port Mary

Keyword(s): Cliffs - Seascapes

Artist: James Skene

Engraver: No Engraver

Work Type: etching

Size(cm): 7.5 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: facing p. 170

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

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Port Mary, on the northern shore of Solway Firth. Accompanying quoted text (p. 171), with reference to Magnum Opus edition: 'May I remind your Majesty that the tide ebbs fast? . . . The Queen stood irresolute . . . quitting for ever. / The Abbot, Vol. XXI, pp. 349, 350.' See Ch. 38; EEWN 10, 371. Originally issued as part of a separate number in 1831.

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