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Record Number: SKE0059

Related Work: Abbot, The

Illustration Title/Caption: Loch Leven Castle

Keyword(s): Boats - Castles & Fortresses - Lakes - Loch Leven Castle

Artist: James Skene

Engraver: No Engraver

Work Type: etching

Size(cm): 6 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. 162

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

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Loch Leven Castle (part ruined), on island surrounded by Loch, with boat and boatmen visible in foreground. Accompanying quoted text (p. 162), with reference to Magnum Opus edition: 'The water-girdled fortress . . . air of desolate seclusion. / The Abbot, Vol. XX, p. 347.' See Ch. 20; EEWN 10, 183. Originally issued as part of a separate number in 1830.

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