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Record Number: FIS0009

Related Work: Guy Mannering

Illustration Title/Caption: Pro-di-gi-ous! / Pro-di-gi-eux!

Keyword(s): Bertram, Henry ('Vanbeest Brown') - Children - Sampson, Dominie

Artist: George Cruikshank

Engraver: No Engraver

Work Type: etching

Size(cm): 8.2 x 13

Date: 1836

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

Position in Source Text: vol. 3, facing p. 74

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson A.7.a.1836-9/3

Image File Name: 0007422d.jpg

Notes: Depicts Dominie Sampson having fallen into the slough of Lochend while playing with the young Harry Bertram, who stands to the side, as two village matrons help him out. [Ch. 8; EEWN 2, 41.23] Also appears in 'Landscape-Historical Illustrations of Scotland and the Waverley Novels' [Plate 9] (London: Fisher, [1836-38]): see image.

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