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Record Number: SKE0025

Related Work: Old Mortality, The Tale of

Illustration Title/Caption: The Martyr's Tomb

Keyword(s): Covenanters - Forests & Woodlands - Graves - Horses - Old Mortality

Artist: James Skene

Engraver: No Engraver

Work Type: etching

Size(cm): 8 x 13.4

Date: 1830

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. 60

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

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts 'Old Mortality' restoring a gravestone, in open woodland, with pony nearby by a tree. Accompanying quoted text (p. 61), with reference to Magnum Opus edition: 'An old man . . . letters of the inscription. / Old Mortality, Vol. IX, p. 245.' See Ch. 1; EEWN 4b, 8. Originally issued as part of a separate number in 1830.

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