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Record Number: FIS0026

Related Work: Black Dwarf, The

Illustration Title/Caption: It's Auld Ailie hersell / C'est la vieille Ailie elle-meme

Keyword(s): Apparitions & Ghosts - Black Dwarf, The ('Canny Elshie', Sir Edward Manley) - Cliffs - Dogs - Dwarfs - Earnscliff, Patrick - Elliot, Halbert - Hunting - Moonlight - Moorland

Artist: Joseph Mallord William Turner

Engraver: James Charles Armytage

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 8.2 x 13.3

Date: 1836

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

Position in Source Text: vol. 9 (frontispiece)

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

Image File Name: 0007384d.jpg

Notes: Depicts Earnscliff and Hobbie Elliot on Meiklestone Moor, contronting the figure of the Black Dwarf in moonlight [Ch. 3; EEWN 4a, 20.41]. Also appears in 'Landscape-Historical Illustrations of Scotland and the Waverley Novels' [Plate 22] (London: Fisher, [1836-38]): see image.

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