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Record Number: NTE0028

Related Work: Redgauntlet

Illustration Title/Caption: Redgauntlet / Wandering Willie, His Wife & Benjie Discovered by Darsie Latimer

Keyword(s): Children - Coltherd, Benjie - Eating & Drinking - Music - Steenson, Maggie - Steenson, Willie ('Wandering Willie')

Artist: William Heath

Engraver: William Home Lizars

Work Type: engraving

Size(cm): 8.5 x 6.5

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. 3 (frontispiece)

Location of Copy: BL 12604.a.4

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Wandering Willie with fiddle, his wife in coned hat, and Benjie (tankard in hand), seated before a cloth on the ground with bread on it, and Willie's fiddle case by his side [Letter 10]. Exhibited Royal Scottish Academy, no. 110, 1828. Vol. also contains title-page vignette illustration of 'two horsemen on a cliff' [Todd & Bowden], drawn by J. B. Kidd and engraved by W. H. Lizars, apparently not used in any other set.

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