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Record Number: SKE0027

Related Work: Old Mortality, The Tale of

Illustration Title/Caption: The Conventicle

Keyword(s): Covenanters - Moorland - Religion

Artist: James Skene

Engraver: No Engraver

Work Type: etching

Size(cm): 7.8 x 13.5

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. 66

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

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts stones placed on a moorland hill to commemorate religious services held there as conventicles. Accompanying quoted text (p. 63), with reference to Magnum Opus edition: 'Aweel, they had me up . . . cow in a fremd loaning. / Old Mortality, Vol. X, p. 85.' See Ch. 14; EEWN 4b, 121. Originally issued as part of a separate number in 1830.

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