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Record Number: ILG0007

Related Work: Guy Mannering

Illustration Title/Caption: Guy Mannering / The Death of Meg Merrilies

Keyword(s): Arms & Armaments - Bertram, Henry ('Vanbeest Brown') - Caves - Dinmont, Dandy - Gypsies & Vagrants - Hatteraick, Dirk - Hazlewood, Charles - Merrilies, Meg - Pirates & Robbers

Artist: Richard Westall

Engraver: Charles Heath

Work Type: engraving

Size(cm): 9.5 x 7.5

Date: 1821

Source Text: Guy Mannering, or The Astrologer, by the Author of 'Waverley' Illustrated with Engravings by Charles Heath, from Drawings by Richard Westall, Esq. R.A. (London: Hurst, Robinson, & Co., 1821)

Position in Source Text: [Plate 6]

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson H.ALL

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts the dying Meg Merrilies, arm raised, lying on the floor of the cave, as Dirk Hatteraick points his pistol at Bertram and Dinmont as they rush in on him, with Charles Hazlewood following behind. [Ch. 54]

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