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Record Number: LIW0051

Related Work: Abbot, The

Illustration Title/Caption: Castle of Crookstone

Keyword(s): Castles & Fortresses - Ruins - Rivers & Streams - Cattle

Artist: David Roberts

Engraver: Edward Francis Finden

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 8.5 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. 51

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

Image File Name: 0007321d.jpg

Notes: Depicts the ruined Castle of Crookstone, along the river Cart in Renfrewshire. Accompanying quoted text (p. 56): 'This is the Castle of Crookstone . . . married to Darnley' [Ch. 37; EEWN 10, 360-61]. Legend states published July 1831.

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