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Record Number: EAN0001

Related Work: Antiquary, The

Illustration Title/Caption: The Antiquary and Lovel entering the Sanctum

Keyword(s): Arms & Armaments - Attendants & Servants - Books - Lovel, Mr - Oldbuck, Jonathan (of Monkbarns) - Rintherout, Jenny

Artist: Robert Herdman

Engraver: Robert Charles Bell

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 24.5 x 19.8

Date: 1867

Source Text: Six Engravings in Illustration of The Antiquary for the Members of the Royal Association for Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland ([Edinburgh: the Association], 1867)

Position in Source Text: [Plate 1]

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson H.RAPFAS.13

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Jonathan Oldbuck entering his study (with the face of Lovel faintly visible behind), and confronting (apparently) the chambermaid Jenny Rintherout, who stands holding a broom behind her back. Matches #BOR0024, but with different engraver. Accompanying quoted text: ‘Mr. Oldbuck had by this time . . . value your ears’ [Ch. 3; EEWN 3, 20-21].

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