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Hand-coloured female characters from the novels of Walter Scott, plus one other hand-coloured illustration with an unidentified character, first half of the 19th century

 File — Box: CLX-A-393
Identifier: Coll-1147/17-0176

Scope and Contents

Four hand-coloured illustrations illustrating characters from Walter Scott's novels, probably taken from Heath's Waverley gallery of the principal female characters in Sir Walter Scott's romances. The characters represented are: Lady Ashton (The Bride of Lammermoor); Rebecca (Rebecca's Hymn); Julia (Guy Mannering); and Margaret Ramsay (Fortunes of Nigel). One other unidentified.


  • Creation: first half of the 19th century

Conditions Governing Access

Open. Please contact the repository in advance.


1 folder

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased in 2017. Accession no SC-Acc-2017-0176.

Processing Information

Catalogued by Aline Brodin in February 2018.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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