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Record Number: SKE0058

Related Work: Abbot, The

Illustration Title/Caption: The Kirk of Field

Keyword(s): Churches & Churchyards - 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: leaf preceding p. 159

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

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts ruins of the 'ancient Collegiate Church of St Mary' (p. 159), eventually included within the walls of Edinburgh. Accompanying quoted text (p. 159), with reference to Magnum Opus edition: 'But, blessed Lady . . . gambol by burning the church? / The Abbot, Vol. XX, p. 225.' See Ch. 17; EEWN 10, 134. Originally issued as part of a separate number in 1830.

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