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Record Number: DRY0007

Related Work: Waverley

Illustration Title/Caption: Mrs. Mucklewrath Defies her Spouse

Keyword(s): Arms & Armaments - Artisans - Children - Mucklewrath, John - Mucklewrath, Mrs.

Artist: Charles Green

Engraver: James Davis Cooper

Work Type: wood engraving

Size(cm): 9.5 x 14

Date: 1892

Source Text: Waverley Novels [Dryburgh Edition], 25 vols (London & Edinburgh: Adam & Charles Black, 1892-94)

Position in Source Text: vol. 1, facing p. 196

Location of Copy: NLS, NG.1179.d

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts John Mucklewrath the blacksmith in his smithy, with a long rod menacingly in his hand, being berated by his wife, who has a small child in one arm, while bystanders look on, and one figure (apparently a clergyman) attempts to intervene; another workman, to the left, stands erect in front of a pile of swords and guns [Ch. 30].

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