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Record Number: FIS0042

Related Work: Bride of Lammermoor, The

Illustration Title/Caption: Caleb catering for Wolf's Crag / Caleb a la provision pour Wolf's Crag

Keyword(s): Balderstone, Caleb - Cottages - Eating & Drinking - Utensils

Artist: George Cruikshank

Engraver: No Engraver

Work Type: etching

Size(cm): 8 x 12.7

Date: 1837

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

Position in Source Text: vol. 14, facing p. 65

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson A.7.a.1836-9/14

Image File Name: 0007396d.jpg

Notes: Depicts Caleb Balderstone making off with a spit with wild fowl on it from Dame Lightbody's kitchen, with a bewildered young boy holding the remaining spit by the fire [Ch. 12]. Also appears in 'Landscape-Historical Illustrations of Scotland and the Waverley Novels' [Plate 34] (London: Fisher, [1836-38]): see image.

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