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Record Number: LAL0006

Related Work: Legend of Montrose, A

Illustration Title/Caption: The Escape from Argyle-Castle

Keyword(s): Dalgetty, Dugald - Horses - MacEagh, Ranald - Punishment & Torture

Artist: Richard Parkes Bonington

Engraver: Gerard Rene Le Villain

Work Type: lithograph

Size(cm): 14 x 16.5

Date: 1829

Source Text: The Lithographic Album of Sir Walter Scott’s Readers, or 12 Sketches by the Following Distinguished Artists R. P. Bonington, P. Delaroche, et E. Lami (London: Colnaghi Son et Co., 1829)

Position in Source Text: [Plate 9]

Location of Copy: NAL, 67.D.35

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Dugald Dalgetty and Ranald MacEagh riding out of Inverary, the former with his hand on his forehead, the latter mounted and armed and looking backward, as they proceed away from a gallows, on which three figures have been hung, as two women weep below it [Ch. 14]. Legend dated 1 December 1828.

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