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Record Number: FIS0113

Related Work: Woodstock

Illustration Title/Caption: Master Holdenough interrupted in his Vocation

Keyword(s): Churches & Churchyards - Clergy - Holdenough, Nehemiah - Religion - Soldiers - Tomkins, Joseph

Artist: George Cruikshank

Engraver: No Engraver

Work Type: etching

Size(cm): 7.9 x 12.9

Date: 1838

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

Position in Source Text: vol. 39, facing p. 7

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson A.7.a.1836-9/39

Image File Name: 0014659d.jpg

Notes: Depicts the minister Holdenough attempting to climb the pulpit, with Tomkins falling backward in an attempt to stop him, and with armed men in the church as well as parishoners [Ch. 1]. Also appears in 'Landscape-Historical Illustrations of Scotland and the Waverley Novels' [Plate 79] (London: Fisher, [1836-38]): see image.

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