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Record Number: BOR0058

Related Work: Heart of Mid-Lothian, The

Illustration Title/Caption: Jeanie and Effie

Keyword(s): Deans, Effie - Deans, Jeanie - Prisons & Prisoners - Ratcliffe, James

Artist: Robert Herdman

Engraver: Henry Macbeth-Raeburn

Work Type: etching

Size(cm): 9.3 x 14.5

Date: 1893

Source Text: Waverley Novels [Border Edition], ed. Andrew Lang, 48 vols (London: John C. Nimmo, 1892-94)

Position in Source Text: vol. 11, facing p. 304

Location of Copy: NLS, Lit.S.22

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Jeanie Deans seated on a bed holding hands with and comforting her sister Effie in confinement in the Edinburgh Tolbooth, with Ratcliffe the jailer looking on in the background and dangling the keys [Ch. 21]. Matches #EHM0004, but with different engraver. Painting exhibited at Royal Scottish Academy in 1873, inscribed "RH 1872".

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