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Record Number: FIS0003

Related Work: Waverley

Illustration Title/Caption: The Pass of Bally-Brough / Passage de Bally-Brough

Keyword(s): Birds - Highlanders - Maccombich, Evan Dhu - Mountains & Hills - Waterfalls - Waverley, Edward

Artist: Henry Melville

Engraver: James Harfield Kernot

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 12.7 x 8.6

Date: 1836

Source Text: Waverley Novels, 48 vols (London: Fisher, Son & Co., 1836-39)

Position in Source Text: vol. 1, facing p. 169

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson A.7.a.1836-9/1

Image File Name: 0014641d.jpg

Notes: Depicts Evan Dhu in full highland dress holding a rifle, with Edward Waverley and two others, in the pass of Bally-Brough, as an eagle flies above. Mountains, a waterfall, and the setting sun appear in the distance. [Ch. 16] Also appears in 'Landscape-Historical Illustrations of Scotland and the Waverley Novels' [Plate 2] (London: Fisher, [1836-38]): see image.

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