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Record Number: FIS0123

Related Work: Fair Maid of Perth, The

Illustration Title/Caption: Ordeal of touching the dead Body / Epreuve de l'attouchement du corps mort

Keyword(s): Churches & Churchyards - Murder & Murderers

Artist: John Franklin

Engraver: James Sands

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 12.6 x 8.5

Date: 1838

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

Position in Source Text: vol. 43 (frontispiece)

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson A.7.a.1836-9/43

Image File Name: 0007408d.jpg

Notes: Depicts the trial of touching the dead body held in the High Church of St John's in Perth [Ch. 23]. Also appears in 'Landscape-Historical Illustrations of Scotland and the Waverley Novels' [Plate 85] (London: Fisher, [1836-38]): see image.

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