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Record Number: NTE0034

Related Work: Fair Maid of Perth, The

Illustration Title/Caption: Fair Maid of Perth

Keyword(s): Arms & Armaments - Courtship - Glover, Catharine - Glover, Simon - Gow (or Smith), Henry - Utensils

Artist: William Allan

Engraver: James Johnstone

Work Type: engraving

Size(cm): 6.5 x 9

Date: 1833

Source Text: Tales and Romances of the Author of Waverley [18mo issue], 6 vols (Edinburgh: Robert Cadell, 1833)

Position in Source Text: vol. 9 (frontispiece)

Location of Copy: BL 12604.a.4

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Catharine Glover leaning over and kissing Henry Gow, asleep in a chair, with her father Simon appearing at the door [Ch. 5]. Matches #MAG0083, but with different engraver. Vol. also contains title-page vignette illustration of the traveller surveying Perth, matching Magnum vignette #MAG0084, drawn by David Octavius Hill, though with James Johnstone again given as engraver.

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