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Record Number: ERR0005

Related Work: Rob Roy

Illustration Title/Caption: The Escape of Rob Roy at the Ford

Keyword(s): Horses - MacGregor, Rob Roy - Rivers & Streams - Soldiers

Artist: Samuel Bough

Engraver: William Forrest

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 17.4 x 25.8

Date: 1868

Source Text: Six Engravings in Illustration of Rob Roy for the Members of the Royal Association for Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland ([Edinburgh: the Association], 1868)

Position in Source Text: [Plate 5]

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson H.RAPFAS.11

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts troop of horse crossing the river Forth, with (apparently) Rob Roy visible as a small figure tied behind one of the riders on the same horse. Matches #BOR0042, but with different engraver. Accompanying quoted text: ‘It was while we were . . . that secures Rob Roy!’ [Ch. 33; EEWN 5, 279].

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