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Record Number: LIW0045

Related Work: Monastery, The

Illustration Title/Caption: Cross of Melrose

Keyword(s): Gypsies & Vagrants - Horses - Monasteries - Towns & Cities

Artist: David Roberts

Engraver: William Finden

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 8 x 11.5

Date: 1832

Source Text: Landscape Illustrations of the Waverley Novels, with Descriptions of the Views, 2 vols (London: Charles Tilt, 1832)

Position in Source Text: vol. 2, facing p. 45

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson H.MAR.2

Image File Name: 0014451d.jpg

Notes: Depicts the cross of Melrose, matching Kennaquhair in the story, with gypsies in foreground. Accompanying quoted text (p. 45): 'In this order the procession . . . former monarch of Scotland' [Ch. 37; EEWN 9, 343-45]. Legend states published August 1831.

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