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Record Number: POR0008

Related Work: Old Mortality, The Tale of

Illustration Title/Caption: Edith Bellenden

Keyword(s): Bellenden, Edith - Portraits

Artist: George Cattermole

Engraver: Henry Cook

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 9.5 x 8

Date: 1834

Source Text: Portraits of the Principal Female Characters in the Waverley Novels; To Which Are Added Landscape Illustrations of The Highland Widow, Anne of Geierstein, Fair Maid of Perth, Castle Dangerous (London: Charles Tilt, 1834)

Position in Source Text: [Plate 8]

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson A.12.PORP.1834/1

Image File Name: 0014462d.jpg

Notes: Portrait of Edith Bellenden, wearing a pearl necklace and a hat decorated by feathers. Accompanying quoted text, with reference to Magnum Opus edition: 'Her grand-daughter, and only earthly care . . . close to winter.'--Vol. IX, p. 262.' See Ch. 2; EEWN 4b, 17.11-13. Imprint of Chapman & Hall dated 1 February 1833. Also appears as a separate print in the Corson Collection (P2908): see image.

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