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Record Number: CAB0012

Related Work: Abbot, The

Illustration Title/Caption: Queen Mary signing her Abdication

Keyword(s): Attendants & Servants - Contracts - Lindesay, Lord - Mary Queen of Scots - Melville, Sir Robert - Prisons & Prisoners - Ruthven, Lord

Artist: No Artist

Engraver: No Engraver

Work Type: wood engraving

Size(cm): 7.5 x 9.3

Date: 1841

Source Text: Waverley Novels [Cabinet Edition] (Edinburgh: Robert Cadell, 1841-43)

Position in Source Text: vol. 11 (title-page vignette)

Location of Copy: NLS, NG.1171.i/11

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Lord Ruthven, Sir Robert Melville, and Lord Lindesay encouraging Mary Queen of Scots (who is accompanied by two women) to sign the abdication contract [Ch. 22]. Imprint date of 1841; letterpress title-page dated 1842.

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