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Record Number: MAG0086

Related Work: Fair Maid of Perth, The

Illustration Title/Caption: '"A lute . . . from whence the music comes."' [3 lines]

Keyword(s): Boats - Louise - Music - Rivers & Streams - Rothesay, Duke of - Tay, River

Artist: David Octavius Hill

Engraver: William Miller

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 6.5 x 8.5

Date: 1832

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

Position in Source Text: vol. 43 (title-page vignette)

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson A.7.a.1829-33/43

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts the barge of the Duke of Rothesay on the River Tay, as Rothesay hears the music of Louise the French glee-maiden from Henshaw's boat [Ch. 30; EEWN 21, 323.6-8]. Also features as vignette in 1833 'Tales and Romances' 16mo set, vol 12 (see #NTD0045), though the engraver differs.

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