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Record Number: KEP0001

Related Work: Ivanhoe

Illustration Title/Caption: Rebecca

Keyword(s): Clothing & Dress - Jews - Prisons & Prisoners - Rebecca

Artist: Charles Robert Leslie

Engraver: Charles Heath

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 10.1 x 7.9

Date: 1827

Source Text: The Keepsake for 1828 (London: Hurst, Chance, & Co, 1827)

Position in Source Text: facing p.216

Location of Copy: NLS, NE1027.b

Image File Name: 0007510d.jpg

Notes: Depicts Rebecca seated alone in her cell in Torquilstone Castle, wearing fur-trimmed cloak, decorated belt, and turban-like headdress [Ch. 25]. Accompanying anonymous poem, also titled 'Rebecca', pp. 216-17, though without direct reference to the novel. Accompanying imprint on plate states 'Printed by McQueen'.

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