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Record Number: NTE0019

Related Work: Pirate, The

Illustration Title/Caption: The Pirate / The Shipwreck of Cleveland

Keyword(s): Boats - Bryce the Pedlar - Cleveland, Captain Clement - Mertoun, Mordaunt - Pedlars - Seascapes - Shipwrecks - Sick & Wounded Persons - Troil, Ulla (Norna of the Fitful-Head)

Artist: John Massey Wright

Engraver: R. Baker

Work Type: engraving

Size(cm): 9 x 7

Date: 1825

Source Text: Novels and Romances of the Author of Waverley [18mo issue], 7 vols (Edinburgh: Constable & Co., 1825)

Position in Source Text: vol. 1 (frontispiece)

Location of Copy: BL 12604.a.3

Image File Name: 0014507d.jpg

Notes: Depicts Ulla Troil (Norna) attending to the shipwrecked Clement Cleveland, with Mordaunt Mertoun and Bryce the Pedlar looking on [Ch. 7]. Imprint of Hurst, Robinson, & Co., London (the secondary publishers on title-page). Also appears as a plate apparently belonging to 'Illustrations of The Pirate' (London: Hurst, Robinson, & Co., 1825), and in 'The Waverley Album' (London: Charles Heath, [1832]), facing p. 37 (see image). Vol. also includes title-page vignette of Roost of Sumburgh as in vol. 1 of 1824 12mo issue, but with engraver given as Edward Finden.

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