The life of Mansie Wauch, tailor in Dalkeith

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Title

The life of Mansie Wauch, tailor in Dalkeith

Creator

Moir, D. M. (David Macbeth), 1798-1851

Publisher

Glasgow: Printed for the Booksellers

Date

1840-1850 per National Library of Scotland

Extent

24 pages
16 cm

Identifier

Type

biography

Abstract

Written in the first person, this chapbook briefly tells the story of Mansie Waunch’s life in Dalkeith. Brief vignettes offer amusing anecdotes from Mansie’s life, including his first festival, his first love, meeting and marrying his wife, attending a play, and other day-to-day adventures. Descriptions of daily life and Scottish working-class society abound, including images of fashion, food, festivities, and family.

Coverage

Dalkeith, Scotland

Subject

Courtship and Marriage
Wit and Humor
Chapbooks - Scotland - Glasgow

Source

Archival & Special Collections, University of Guelph Library, Guelph, Ontario

Format

JPEGs and PDF derived from master file, which was scanned from the original book in 24-bit color at 600 dpi in TIFF format using an Epson Expression 10000XL scanner.

Rights

In the public domain; For high quality reproductions, contact Archival & Special Collections, University of Guelph. libaspc@uoguelph.ca 519-824-4120 ext. 53413

Language

English

Contributor

Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph Library, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Citation

Moir, D. M. (David Macbeth), 1798-1851, “The life of Mansie Wauch, tailor in Dalkeith,” Scottish Chapbooks, accessed June 25, 2024, https://scottishchapbooks.lib.uoguelph.ca/items/show/548.

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