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Record Number: NTE0003

Related Work: Guy Mannering

Illustration Title/Caption: Guy Mannering / Meg Merrilies Compelling Dominie Sampson to Eat

Keyword(s): Merrilies, Meg - Sampson, Dominie - Eating & Drinking - Gypsies & Vagrants - Utensils - Religion

Artist: Charles Robert Leslie

Engraver: John Romney

Work Type: engraving

Size(cm): 9 x 7

Date: 1823

Source Text: Novels and Tales of the Author of Waverley [18mo issue], 12 vols (Edinburgh: Constable & Co., 1823)

Position in Source Text: vol. 3 (frontispiece)

Location of Copy: NLS, NG.1177.f.18

Image File Name: 0007420d.jpg

Notes: Depicts Meg Merrilies, spoon in hand, standing over cauldron, while Dominie Sampson cowers [Ch. 46]. Imprint of Hurst, Robinson, & Co., London (the secondary publishers on title-page. Also appears in 'The Waverley Album' (London: Charles Heath, [1832]), facing p. 5 (see image). Vol. also includes title-page vignette of Caerlaverock Castle, as in vol. 3 of 1821 12mo issue, but with engraver given as Charles Heath.

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