logoIllustrating Scott

Record Number: WAG0029

Related Work: Heart of Mid-Lothian, The

Illustration Title/Caption: Madge Wildfire

Keyword(s): Churches & Churchyards - Portraits - Wildfire, Madge (Madge Murdockson)

Artist: William Drummond

Engraver: H. Austin

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 13.9 x 11.2

Date: 1841

Source Text: The Waverley Gallery of Principal Female Characters in Sir Walter Scott's Romances (London: Tilt & Bogue, 1841)

Position in Source Text: [Plate 29]

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson A.12.WAVG.1841

Image File Name: 0030056d.jpg

Notes: Depicts Madge Wildfire wearing a large feathered hat and carrying a stick, with a church in the distance. Accompanying quoted text: 'Across the man's cap . . . to conduct her to the Interpreter's house.' [Ch. 32]. Legend states published 1 December 1840. Also appears in a New York edition (1860) of this publication (see image).

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