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Record Number: FIS0017

Related Work: Antiquary, The

Illustration Title/Caption: The Priory of St. Ruth / Prieure de St. Rhuth

Keyword(s): Dogs - Horses - Monasteries - Moonlight - Ruins

Artist: Henry Melville

Engraver: George Presbury

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 12.5 x 8.6

Date: 1836

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

Position in Source Text: vol. 6 (frontispiece)

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson A.7.a.1836-9/6

Image File Name: 0007362d.jpg

Notes: Depicts the Priory of St Ruth (in ruins) with a funeral procession (see Ch. 25). Also appears in 'Landscape-Historical Illustrations of Scotland and the Waverley Novels' [Plate 15] (London: Fisher, [1836-38]): see image.

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