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Record Number: FIS0012

Related Work: Guy Mannering

Illustration Title/Caption: Gape, sinner, and swallow! / Ouvre la bouche, pecheur, et avale!

Keyword(s): Eating & Drinking - Gypsies & Vagrants - Merrilies, Meg - Sampson, Dominie - Utensils

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. 4, facing p. 221

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson A.7.a.1836-9/4

Image File Name: 0007429d.jpg

Notes: Depicts Meg Merrilies commanding Dominie Sampson to eat the stew sitting in front of him, as a cauldron boils in the background [Ch. 47; EEWN 2, 280.2]. Also appears in 'Landscape-Historical Illustrations of Scotland and the Waverley Novels' [Plate 9] (London: Fisher, [1836-38]): see image.

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