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Record Number: SSR0002

Related Work: Old Mortality, The Tale of

Illustration Title/Caption: A Gallery in Craignethan Castle / Tillietudlem / Old Mortality Vol. II, p. 27

Keyword(s): Bellenden, Edith - Dennison, Jenny - Halliday, Tom - Prisons & Prisoners - Soldiers

Artist: George Cattermole

Engraver: Charles Heath

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 10 x 8

Date: 1835

Source Text: Leitch Ritchie, Scott and Scotland (London: Longman, 1835)

Position in Source Text: title-page vignette

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson E.RIT.3874

Image File Name: 0014466d.jpg

Notes: Depicts Halliday guarding the door to Morton's prison, with Jenny Dennison encouraged by Edith Bellenden behind offering to bribe him for entry [Ch. 10], Appears on alternative engraved title-page, with main title of 'Heath's Picturesque Annual for 1835'. Title/caption reference relates to Magnum Opus edition. Later published in H. I. and A. Stevens, 'Scott and Scotland' (London, 1845): see image.

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