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Record Number: FIS0015

Related Work: Antiquary, The

Illustration Title/Caption: The Antiquary & Lovel / L'Antiquaire et Lovel

Keyword(s): Boats - Cottages - Dogs - Fishing - Lovel, Mr - Mountains & Hills - Mucklebackit, Maggie - Oldbuck, Jonathan (of Monkbarns) - Seascapes

Artist: Henry Melville

Engraver: Joseph Clayton Bentley

Work Type: steel engraving

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. 5, facing p. 160

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson A.7.a.1836-9/5

Image File Name: 0007358d.jpg

Notes: Depicts Oldbuck accompanied by Lovel bargaining over the price of fish with Maggie Mucklebackit, who is seated alongside buckets of fish, with cottages and fishing boats forming a part of the larger background. [Ch. 11] Also appears in 'Landscape-Historical Illustrations of Scotland and the Waverley Novels' [Plate 13] (London: Fisher, [1836-38]): see image.

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