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Record Number: DRY0046

Related Work: Legend of Montrose, A

Illustration Title/Caption: The Wager of the Candlesticks

Keyword(s): Eating & Drinking - Highlanders - McAulay, Allan - Menteith, Earl of - Musgrave, Sir Miles

Artist: William Lockhart Bogle

Engraver: James Davis Cooper

Work Type: wood engraving

Size(cm): 14.2 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. 180

Location of Copy: NLS, NG.1179.d

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Highlanders holding torches aloft around the dining table at Darnlinvarach, with Lord Menteith and Sir Miles Musgrave looking on; the large figure in the foreground, with broadsword and torch and facing inwards, is presumably meant to represent Allan McAulay [Ch. 4].

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