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Record Number: EGM0006

Related Work: Guy Mannering

Illustration Title/Caption: The Capture of Dirk Hatteraick

Keyword(s): Arms & Armaments - Bertram, Henry ('Vanbeest Brown') - Caves - Dinmont, Dandy - Gypsies & Vagrants - Hatteraick, Dirk - Hazlewood, Charles - Merrilies, Meg - Pirates & Robbers

Artist: John Blake McDonald

Engraver: Robert Charles Bell

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 16 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 6]

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

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Meg Merrilies, staff in one hand, pointing accusingly at the seated figure of Dirk Hatteraick in his cave, while Bertram, Dinmont, and Hazlewood look on concealed in the shadows. Matches #BOR0023, but with different engraver. Accompanying quoted text: ‘Here—beldam—Deyvil’s kind . . . way that it should be’ [Ch. 54; EEWN 2, 331-34].

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