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Record Number: DRY0056

Related Work: Old Mortality, The Tale of

Illustration Title/Caption: Lady Margaret Bellenden Interceding for Morton

Keyword(s): Bellenden, Lady Margaret - Bellenden, Major Miles - Evandale, Lord - Grahame, Colonel John, of Claverhouse - Morton, Henry - Petitions - Prisons & Prisoners

Artist: Frank Dadd

Engraver: James Davis Cooper

Work Type: wood engraving

Size(cm): 9.5 x 14

Date: 1893

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

Position in Source Text: vol. 6, facing p. 130

Location of Copy: NLS, NG.1179.d

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Lady Bellenden appealing to Claverhouse, who is seated with drawn sword resting on his thigh; Morton with hands tied stands beside a table, on which the pleading figure of Major Bellenden leans, while Evandale remains in the background with hands on sword [Ch. 13].

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