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Record Number: NTE0012

Related Work: Legend of Montrose, A

Illustration Title/Caption: A Legend of Montrose / Dalgetty and Ranald of the Mist Escaping through the Chapel

Keyword(s): Books - Churches & Churchyards - Dalgetty, Dugald - MacEagh, Ranald - Religion - Soldiers

Artist: Charles Robert Leslie

Engraver: Charles Heath

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. 12 (frontispiece)

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

Image File Name: 0007581d.jpg

Notes: Depicts Dalgetty kneeling on a cushion and peering through a curtain in the Marquis of Argyle's private gallery in the chapel at Inverary, with Ranald MacEagh looking on [Ch. 14]. Imprint of Hurst, Robinson, & Co., London (the secondary publishers on title-page). Also appears in 'The Waverley Album' (London: Charles Heath, [1832]), facing p. 23 (see image). Vol. also includes title-page vignette of Old Inverary (forming with frontispiece one of several exterior/interior combinations to be found in this set), as in vol. 16 of 1821 12mo issue, but with engraver given as Charles Heath. A reengraving of the present image appears in the Centenary edition of the Waverley Novels: see #CEN0011.

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