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Record Number: DRY0011

Related Work: Guy Mannering

Illustration Title/Caption: Meg Merrilies in Dirk Hatteraick's Cave

Keyword(s): Arms & Armaments - Bertram, Henry ('Vanbeest Brown') - Caves - Dinmont, Dandy - Gypsies & Vagrants - Hatteraick, Dirk - Merrilies, Meg - Pirates & Robbers

Artist: Gordon Frederick Browne

Engraver: James Davis Cooper

Work Type: wood engraving

Size(cm): 14.7 x 9.5

Date: 1892

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

Position in Source Text: vol. 2 (frontispiece)

Location of Copy: NLS, NG.1179.d

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts the Meg Merrilies standing accusingly with one armed raised before the seated figure of Dirk Hatteraick in his cave, an empty bottle at his feet, with the faces of (apparently) Bertram and Dinmont faintly visible behind him [Ch. 54].

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