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The Antiquary and Lovel Entering the Sanctum, engraved by Robert Charles Bell after Robert Herdman (1867)

From: Six Engravings in Illustration of 'The Antiquary': For the Members of the Royal Association for Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland ([Edinburgh: the Association], 1867)

The plate depicts the antiquary Jonathan Oldbuck chastizing his niece Mary M'Intyre for entering and cleaning his study (his 'Sanctum sanctorum') without permission (The Antiquary, ch. 3)