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Record Number: NTE0005

Related Work: Antiquary, The

Illustration Title/Caption: The Antiquary / Douterswivel Digging for Treasure in Misticot's Grave

Keyword(s): Ochiltree, Edie - Douterswivel, Hermann - Beggars - Graves - Utensils - Moonlight

Artist: Charles Robert Leslie

Engraver: Charles Rolls

Work Type: engraving

Size(cm): 9 x 6.5

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. 5 (frontispiece)

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

Image File Name: 0007365d.jpg

Notes: Depicts Edie Ochiltree, staff in hand, standing over and directing Douterswivel, who stands in the grave digging with pickaxe [Ch. 25]. Imprint of Hurst, Robinson, & Co., London (the secondary publishers on title-page). Also appears in 'The Waverley Album' (London: Charles Heath, [1832]), facing p. 7 (see image). Vol. also includes title-page vignette of the Abbey of Aberbrothick, as in vol. 6 of 1821 12mo issue, but with engraver given as Charles Heath.

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