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Record Number: ILM0004

Related Work: Monastery, The

Illustration Title/Caption: The Monastery / The Spirit of Avenel Appearing to Halbert the Night Previous to His Duel with Sir Piercie Shafton

Keyword(s): Apparitions & Ghosts - Avenel, White Lady of - Glendinning, Edward - Glendinning, Halbert

Artist: Richard Westall

Engraver: Charles Heath

Work Type: engraving

Size(cm): 9.5 x 7.5

Date: 1821

Source Text: The Monastery, a Romance 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 3]

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson H.ALL

Image File Name: 0014455d.jpg

Notes: Depicts Halbert Glendinning, sword pointing downwards, confronting the floating figure of the White Lady of Avenel, who points with an extended arm towards him, while his brother Edward leans upwards from his bed [Ch. 20]. Also appears as a separate print in the Corson Collection (P. 3000) (see image).

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