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Record Number: EWA0001

Related Work: Waverley

Illustration Title/Caption: Tully Veolan

Keyword(s): Dogs - Forests & Woodlands - Gellatley, Davie - Rivers & Streams - Tully-Veolan

Artist: William Leighton Leitch

Engraver: William Miller

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 16 x 26.5

Date: 1865

Source Text: Eight Engravings in Illustration of Waverley for the Members of the Royal Association for Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland ([Edinburgh: the Association], 1865)

Position in Source Text: [Plate 1]

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson H.RAPFAS.2

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts river, woodland, and terracing in the environs of Tully-Veolan, with the house itself as a tower-like structure on a bank in the distance; bonneted figure with two dogs in foreground probably representing Davie Gellatley. Matches #BOR0004, though with different engraver. Accompanying quoted text: ‘The Garden was laid out . . . covered by ancient trees’ [Ch.9; see EEWN 1, 40.1-14]. The painting is dated 1841 (Corson).

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