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Record Number: BOR0063

Related Work: Heart of Mid-Lothian, The

Illustration Title/Caption: Death of Sir George Staunton

Keyword(s): Combat & Duelling - Donacha Dhu na Dunaigh - Knock, Duncan - Murder & Murderers - Pirates & Robbers - Staunton, George (‘George Robertson’) - Whistler, The

Artist: Walter Paget

Engraver: Adolphe Lalauze

Work Type: etching

Size(cm): 13.6 x 9.2

Date: 1893

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

Position in Source Text: vol. 12, facing p. 402

Location of Copy: NLS, Lit.S.22

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Duncan Knock shooting at and killing Donacha Dhu, while the figure of the Whistler in tartan plaid crouches knife in hand over the body of Sir George Staunton [Ch. 53].

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