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Record Number: BOR0072

Related Work: Bride of Lammermoor, The

Illustration Title/Caption: Caleb Balderstone’s Ruse

Keyword(s): Attendants & Servants - Balderstone, Caleb - Mysie - Utensils

Artist: George Hay

Engraver: Henry Macbeth-Raeburn

Work Type: etching

Size(cm): 9.5 x 14.7

Date: 1893

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

Position in Source Text: vol. 14, facing p. 160

Location of Copy: NLS, Lit.S.22

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Caleb deliberately knocking down domestic utensils from a shelf in the kitchen at Wolf’s Crag, with Mysie looking on in consternation [Ch. 11]. Matches #EBL0003, but with different engraver. Exhibited as painting at Royal Scottish Academy, no. 71, 1876.

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