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Record Number: MAG0046

Related Work: Kenilworth

Illustration Title/Caption: '"I swear it" . . . he left the room.' [5 lines]

Keyword(s): Alchemy & Magic - Doboobie, Dr Demetrius ('Alasco') - Foster, Anthony - Varney, Sir Richard

Artist: Alexander Fraser, the elder

Engraver: Timothy Stansfeld Engleheart

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 8.5 x 7

Date: 1831

Source Text: Waverley Novels [Magnum Opus edition], 48 vols (Edinburgh: Cadell & Company, 1829-33)

Position in Source Text: vol. 23 (title-page vignette)

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson A.7.a.1829-33/23

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Dr Demetrius Doboobie (Alasco) in his laboratory, with distilling equipment for alchemical experiments, Anthony Foster looking on, and Sir Richard Varney leaving with a flask. [Ch. 22; EEWN 11, 226-27]

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