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Record Number: FIS0004

Related Work: Waverley

Illustration Title/Caption: Mac Murrough's Chant / Chant de Mac Murrough

Keyword(s): Arms & Armaments - Dogs - Eating & Drinking - Highlanders - MacIvor, Fergus - Music - Waverley, Edward

Artist: Daniel Maclise

Engraver: Edward J. Portbury

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 8 x 12.4

Date: 1836

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

Position in Source Text: vol. 1, facing p. 215

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

Image File Name: 0014646d.jpg

Notes: Depicts a Highland banquet attended by Waverley and Fergus MacIvor among many others. In the centre, Mac-Murrough, the family bard, sings Celtic songs, as guests watch and drink, two with raised swords. [Ch. 20] Also appears in 'Landscape-Historical Illustrations of Scotland and the Waverley Novels' [Plate 3] (London: Fisher, [1836-38]): see image.

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