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Record Number: MAG0084

Related Work: Fair Maid of Perth, The

Illustration Title/Caption: 'He beheld stretched beneath him . . . and its towers.' [3 lines]

Keyword(s): Horses - Journeys & Travellers - Perth - Tay, River

Artist: David Octavius Hill

Engraver: William Miller

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 9 x 7

Date: 1832

Source Text: Waverley Novels [Magnum Opus edition], 48 vols (Edinburgh: Cadell & Company, 1829-33)

Position in Source Text: vol. 42 (title-page vignette)

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson A.7.a.1829-33/42

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts the traveller on horseback surveying the valley of the Tay with the town of Perth in the distance [Ch. 1; EEWN 21, 27-30]. Also found as a vignette in 'Tales and Romances of the Author of Waverley' 16mo and 18mo sets, though the engraver differs.

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