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Record Number: POR0017

Related Work: Monastery, The

Illustration Title/Caption: The White Lady

Keyword(s): Apparitions & Ghosts - Avenel, White Lady of - Portraits

Artist: Henry Howard

Engraver: Edward Scriven

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 11.5 x 10

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 17]

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

Image File Name: 0014439d.jpg

Notes: Portrait of the White Lady of Avenel, wearing a white dress. Accompanying quoted verse and prose text, with reference to Magnum Opus edition: 'Noon gleams on the lake . . . steps of Halbert Glendinning.'--Vol. XVIII, p. 158.' See Ch. 11; EEWN 9, 112.30-35. Imprint of Chapman & Hall dated May 1833. Also appears as a separate print in the Corson Collection (P11.515): see image.

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