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Scene at Milnwood, engraved by R. Graves after Sir David Wilkie

From: Sir Walter Scott, Old Mortality (Edinburgh: A. & C. Black, 1859), vol. I (frontispiece).

Originally published in vol. IX of the Magnum Opus edition of the Waverley Novels (Edinburgh: Cadell, 1830), this illustration depicts a scene in chapter 8 of Old Mortality where Henry Morton is arrested on suspicion of concealing Balfour of Burley. Portrayed, from left to right, are the Laird of Milnwood; his housekeeper Alison Wilson; a maid; Cuddie Headrigg; Mause Headrigg, Henry Morton, Sergeant Bothwell.