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Record Number: FIS0016

Related Work: Antiquary, The

Illustration Title/Caption: Mrs. Heukbane & Mrs. Shortcake / Madame Heukbane & Madame Shortcake

Keyword(s): Heukbane, Mrs - Mailsetter, Mrs - Shortcake, Mrs

Artist: George Cruikshank

Engraver: No Engraver

Work Type: etching

Size(cm): 8.2 x 12.7

Date: 1836

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

Position in Source Text: vol. 5, facing p. 202

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

Image File Name: 0007361d.jpg

Notes: Depicts Mrs Heukbane and Mrs Shortcake examining the love letter of Richard Taffril to Jenny Caxon in Mrs Mailsetter's parlour in the Fairport postmaster's house [Ch. 15]. Also appears in 'Landscape-Historical Illustrations of Scotland and the Waverley Novels' [Plate 14] (London: Fisher, [1836-38]): see image.

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