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Record Number: EWA0004

Related Work: Waverley

Illustration Title/Caption: Scene at Cairnvreckan

Keyword(s): Arms & Armaments - Artisans - Children - Mucklewrath, John - Mucklewrath, Mrs. - Waverley, Edward

Artist: Peter Graham

Engraver: James Stephenson

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 16 x 24

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 4]

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

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts John Mucklewrath the blacksmith being berated by his wife, who has a small child in one arm, while local bystanders look on; another figure, to the right, works on a pistol with pincers in one hand. Accompanying quoted text: ‘Ere Waverley could ask particulars . . . termagant out of his presence’ [Ch. 30; EEWN 1, 160-62].

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