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Record Number: EGM0005

Related Work: Guy Mannering

Illustration Title/Caption: The Party at Mannering’s on the Eve of Bertram’s Return

Keyword(s): Books - Mannering, Julia - Music - Pleydell, Paulus - Sampson, Dominie

Artist: Robert Herdman

Engraver: Francis Holl

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 21.5 x 16

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 5]

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

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Julia Bertram playing harpsichord at Woodbourne, with Pleydell standing close behind her, and (apparently) Dominie Sampson absorbed in reading at the far side of the room. Matches #BOR0021, but with different engraver. Accompanying quoted text: ‘In marched the lawyer . . . mode of spending the evening’ [Ch. 49; EEWN 2, 296-300].

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