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Record Number: FIS0060

Related Work: Abbot, The

Illustration Title/Caption: The Abbot of Unreason / L'Abbe de la Deraison

Keyword(s): Drama & Performance - Games - Monks & Nuns

Artist: George Cruikshank

Engraver: No Engraver

Work Type: etching

Size(cm): 8.2 x 13.4

Date: 1837

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

Position in Source Text: vol. 20, facing p. 197

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson A.7.a.1836-9/20

Image File Name: 0007325d.jpg

Notes: Depicts the entry of the Abbot of Unreason with other revellers into the Church of Saint Mary, with the monks looking on and the figure (apparently) of Roland Graeme to the side [Ch. 14]. Also appears in 'Landscape-Historical Illustrations of Scotland and the Waverley Novels' [Plate 52] (London: Fisher, [1836-38]): see image.

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