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Record Number: FIS0056

Related Work: Monastery, The

Illustration Title/Caption: Melrose Cross / Croix de Melrose / The Earl of Murray & Abbot of St Mary's / Le Comte de Murray & L'abbe de Ste. Marie

Keyword(s): Cottages - Monks & Nuns - Murray, Earl of - Towns & Cities

Artist: Henry Melville

Engraver: Robert Staines

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 11.8 x 8.5

Date: 1837

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

Position in Source Text: vol. 19 (frontispiece)

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson A.7.a.1836-9/19

Image File Name: 0014445d.jpg

Notes: Depicts the Earl of Murray with his retinue confronting the monks of Saint Mary's, headed by the Abbot, at the Cross of Melrose [Ch. 37]. Also appears in 'Landscape-Historical Illustrations of Scotland and the Waverley Novels' [Plate 48] (London: Fisher, [1836-38]): see image.

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