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Record Number: SKE0052

Related Work: Monastery, The

Illustration Title/Caption: Melrose Abbey

Keyword(s): Melrose Abbey - Monasteries - Ruins

Artist: James Skene

Engraver: No Engraver

Work Type: etching

Size(cm): 7 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. 142

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

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts ruins of Melrose Abbey. Accompanying quoted text (p. 143), with reference to Magnum Opus edition: 'It [the village of Kennaquhair] has . . . founded by David the First of Scotland. / Monastery, Vol. XVIII, p. 2.' See Ch. 1; EEWN 9, 31. Originally issued as part of a separate number in 1830.

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