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Record Number: NTE0026

Related Work: Saint Ronan's Well

Illustration Title/Caption: Saint Ronan's Well / Mowbray's Interview with his Sister

Keyword(s): Mowbray, John - Mowbray, Clara - Gardens & Horticulture

Artist: William Heath

Engraver: William Home Lizars

Work Type: engraving

Size(cm): 8.5 x 7

Date: 1828

Source Text: Tales and Romances of the Author of Waverley [18mo issue], 7 vols (Edinburgh: Cadell & Co., 1828)

Position in Source Text: vol. 1 (frontispiece)

Location of Copy: BL 12604.a.4

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts a distraught-looking Mowbray, clutching his hair with hand, confronting his seated sister Clara, with a vase of ornate flowers also prominent [Ch. 35]. Vol. also contains title-page vignette illustration of 'distant castle on a hill' [Todd & Bowden], drawn by J. B. Kidd and engraved by W. H. Lizars, apparently not used in any other set.

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