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Record Number: FIS0064

Related Work: Abbot, The

Illustration Title/Caption: Niddrie Castle / Chateau de Niddrie

Keyword(s): Castles & Fortresses - Horses - Mary Queen of Scots - Soldiers

Artist: Henry Melville

Engraver: George Presbury

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 8.5 x 13.5

Date: 1837

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

Position in Source Text: vol. 21, facing p. 299

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson A.7.a.1836-9/21

Image File Name: 0007373d.jpg

Notes: Depicts horsemen escorting Mary Queen of Scots toward Niddrie Castle, which appears as a large tower on a hillock [Ch. 36]. Also appears in 'Landscape-Historical Illustrations of Scotland and the Waverley Novels' [Plate 53] (London: Fisher, [1836-38]): see image.

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