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Record Number: EOM0002

Related Work: Old Mortality, The Tale of

Illustration Title/Caption: Lady Margaret Bellenden in Mause Headrigg’s Cottage

Keyword(s): Bellenden, Lady Margaret - Cottages - Handicraft - Headrigg, Mause

Artist: William Fettes Douglas

Engraver: John Le Conte

Work Type: engraving

Size(cm): 18.6 x 24.5

Date: 1869

Source Text: Six Engravings in Illustration of Old Mortality for the Members of the Royal Association for Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland ([Edinburgh: the Association], 1869)

Position in Source Text: [Plate 2]

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson H.RAPFAS.8

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Lady Margaret with staff in hand imperiously marching out of Mause’s cottage, as Mause herself stands with back to the fireplace with hands raised. Accompanying quoted text: ‘There was an air of consciousness . . . lifted up her voice and wept aloud’ [Ch. 7; EEWN 4b, 52-55].

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