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Record Number: POR0039

Related Work: Castle Dangerous

Illustration Title/Caption: Lady Augusta

Keyword(s): Berkley, Lady Augusta of - Portraits

Artist: John William Wright

Engraver: William Henry Egleton

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 12.7 x 8.8

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 39]

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

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Portrait of Lady Augusta, wearing a hat and with a shawl decorated with seashells. Accompanying quoted text, with reference to Magnum Opus edition: 'In a moment, I think, of madness, I resolved to set out in this masculine disguise'--Vol. XLVIII, p. [sic].’ See Ch. 11; EEWN 23b, 109.28-30. Imprint of Chapman & Hall dated 1 May 1833. Also appears in the Fisher edition of the Waverley Novels: see #FIS0132. Exhibited at Royal Academy, no. 516, 1833.

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