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Record Number: NTE0009

Related Work: Heart of Mid-Lothian, The

Illustration Title/Caption: The Heart of Mid-Lothian / The Affecting Scene between Effie Deans and her Sister in the Tolbooth

Keyword(s): Deans, Effie - Deans, Jeanie - Prisons & Prisoners - Ratcliffe, James

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. 9 (frontispiece)

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

Image File Name: 0007455d.jpg

Notes: Depicts Jeanie Deans embracing her sister Effie in confinement in the Edinburgh Tolbooth, with Ratcliffe the jailer holding a key by an open shutter [Ch. 26]. Imprint of Hurst, Robinson, & Co., London (the secondary publishers on title-page). Also appears in 'The Waverley Album' (London: Charles Heath, [1832]), facing p. 19 (see image). Vol. also includes title-page vignette of the Heart of Mid-Lothian, with the Tolbooth in the middle ground, as in vol. 12 of 1821 12mo issue, but with engraver given as Charles Heath. A reengraving of this image appears in the Centenary edition of the Waverley Novels: see #CEN0013.

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