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Record Number: SSR0003

Related Work: Abbot, The

Illustration Title/Caption: Melrose Abbey / Abbot Vol. I, p. 183

Keyword(s): Churches & Churchyards - Graeme, Magdalen - Graeme, Roland - Graves - Melrose Abbey

Artist: George Cattermole

Engraver: Thomas Higham

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 9.5 x 13.5

Date: 1835

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

Position in Source Text: facing p. 58

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

Image File Name: 0007318d.jpg

Notes: Depicts the inside of the Abbey of Saint Mary's (based on Melrose) with signs of devastation around an old tomb with reclining stone figure. Accompanying quoted passage (pp. 59-60), relating to the Magnum Opus edition, reads: 'Magdalene and Roland Graeme remained alone in the great vaulted space . . . had sent headlong from their station.’ See Ch. 13; EEWN 10, 99.14-28. Title/caption reference relates to Magnum Opus edition.

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