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Record Number: SKE0060

Related Work: Abbot, The

Illustration Title/Caption: Niddrie Castle

Keyword(s): Castles & Fortresses - Forests & Woodlands

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. 164

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

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Niddrie Castle, home of the Seytons, in pastoral setting. Accompanying quoted text (p. 164), with reference to Magnum Opus edition: 'Long before day-break . . . belonging to Lord Seyton . . . A landscape of wood . . . most favourite nobles. / The Abbot, Vol. XXI, pp. 299, 301.' See Ch. 36; EEWN 10, 345, 346. Originally issued as part of a separate number in 1830.

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