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Record Number: SKE0003

Related Work: Waverley

Illustration Title/Caption: Palace Gate

Keyword(s): Holyrood Palace - Jacobitism - Mansions & Palaces - Soldiers

Artist: James Skene

Engraver: No Engraver

Work Type: etching

Size(cm): 8 x 13.3

Date: 1829

Source Text: A Series of Sketches of the Existing Localities alluded to in the Waverley Novels Etched from Original Drawings (Edinburgh: Cadell & Co., 1829[-1831])

Position in Source Text: facing p. 12

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson B.SKE.3

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Gate before Holyrood Palace, with Jacobite troops drawn up outside, and horsemen approaching entry. Accompanying quoted text (p. 13), with reference to Magnum Opus edition: 'He drew up his men . . . guard of Highlanders. / Waverley, Vol. II, p. 94.’ See Ch. 39; EEWN 1, 204. Originally issued as part of a separate number 1829.

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