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Record Number: SKE0036

Related Work: Heart of Mid-Lothian, The

Illustration Title/Caption: The Parliament Close

Keyword(s): Charles II, King ('Louis Kerneguy') - Edinburgh

Artist: James Skene

Engraver: No Engraver

Work Type: etching

Size(cm): 7.5 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. 92

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

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Parliament Close, with the equestrian statue of Charles II visible in the square. Accompanying quoted text (p. 93), with reference to Magnum Opus edition: 'This edifice . . . respect from its antiquity. / Heart of Mid-Lothian, Vol. XII, p. 117.' See Ch. 22; EEWN 6, 193. Originally issued as part of a separate number in 1830.

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