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Record Number: EGM0004

Related Work: Guy Mannering

Illustration Title/Caption: Henry Bertram in the Kaim of Derncleugh

Keyword(s): Bertram, Henry ('Vanbeest Brown') - Children - Gypsies & Vagrants - Merrilies, Meg - Pirates & Robbers

Artist: William MacTaggart

Engraver: John Le Conte

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 17.5 x 25

Date: 1866

Source Text: Six Engravings in Illustration of Guy Mannering for the Members of the Royal Association for Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland ([Edinburgh: the Association], 1866)

Position in Source Text: [Plate 4]

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson H.RAPFAS.7

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Brown hidden in straw, his face and hands only visible, while Meg supposedly sleeps, and a boy and robber-pirates examine his portmanteau of clothes. Accompanying quoted text: ‘The boy stepped to the door . . . they had acquired it’ [Ch. 28; see EEWN 2, 150.6-15].

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