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Record Number: FIS0083

Related Work: Peveril of the Peak

Illustration Title/Caption: The Countess of Derby quitting Peveril Castle / Depart de la Comtesse de Derby du Chateau de Peveril

Keyword(s): Castles & Fortresses - Derby, Countess of - Horses - Peveril, Sir Geoffrey

Artist: Henry Melville

Engraver: Robert Staines

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 12.6 x 8.9

Date: 1838

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

Position in Source Text: vol. 28 (frontispiece)

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson A.7.a.1836-9/28

Image File Name: 0014503d.jpg

Notes: Depicts Sir Geoffrey Peveril mounted on Black Hastings, and his party leading the Countess of Derby away from Peveril Castle, which is visible on a high ridge [Ch. 7]. Also appears in 'Landscape-Historical Illustrations of Scotland and the Waverley Novels' [Plate 66] (London: Fisher, [1836-38]): see image.

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