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Record Number: DRY0045

Related Work: Black Dwarf, The

Illustration Title/Caption: The Marriage Scene in the Chapel

Keyword(s): Black Dwarf, The ('Canny Elshie', Sir Edward Manley) - Books - Clergy - Dwarfs - Langley, Sir Frederick - Marriages - Vere, Isabel - Vere, Richard

Artist: Walter Paget

Engraver: James Davis Cooper

Work Type: wood engraving

Size(cm): 14.5 x 9.5

Date: 1893

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

Position in Source Text: vol. 5, facing p. 126

Location of Copy: NLS, NG.1179.d

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Miss Vere in the chapel, with hands clasped, after the disruption of the wedding by the Black Dwarf, the figures of her father and Sir Frederick Langley on either side of her, with the Dwarf apparently addressing the former; a clergyman with open book stands behind, and various onlookers hold torches in the background [Ch. 17].

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