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Record Number: FIS0031

Related Work: Old Mortality, The Tale of

Illustration Title/Caption: The Battle of Bothwell Bridge / Bataille du Pont de Bothwell

Keyword(s): Arms & Armaments - Battles - Bridges - Flags - Soldiers

Artist: William Harvey

Engraver: James Baylis Allen

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 8.2 x 13.2

Date: 1836

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

Position in Source Text: vol. 10, facing p. 354

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson A.7.a.1836-9/10

Image File Name: 0014473d.jpg

Notes: Depicts the Battle of Bothwell Bridge, with combat taking place across the Bridge, of which one turret is prominent, and with the Royalist troops apparently depicted by the near side [Ch. 32]. Also appears in 'Landscape-Historical Illustrations of Scotland and the Waverley Novels' [Plate 26] (London: Fisher, [1836-38]): see image.

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