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Record Number: EWA0006

Related Work: Waverley

Illustration Title/Caption: Bailie Macwheeble at Breakfast

Keyword(s): Books - Eating & Drinking - Law & Lawyers - Libraries - Macwheeble, Duncan

Artist: James Eckford Lauder

Engraver: Robert Charles Bell

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 23 x 17

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 6]

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

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Macwheeble at his desk eating porridge and surrounded by legal books and papers. Matches #BOR0012, but with different engraver. Accompanying quoted text: ‘Waverley found him in his office . . . with such digestive’ [Ch. 66; EEWN 1, 330.8-15]. Exhibited British Institution 1853, no. 483; and Royal Scottish Academy 1863, no. 132.

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