logoIllustrating Scott

Record Number: LIB0009

Related Work: Old Mortality, The Tale of

Illustration Title/Caption: Old Mortality / ‘So ye’re no thinking . . . a splendid silver dollar.’ [3 lines]

Keyword(s): Bellenden, Edith - Dennison, Jenny - Halliday, Tom - Prisons & Prisoners - Soldiers

Artist: John Philips

Engraver: Charles William Sharpe

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 12.1 x 10

Date: 1852

Source Text: Waverley Novels [Library Edition] (Edinburgh: Adam & Charles Black, 1852-53)

Position in Source Text: vol. 5 (frontispiece)

Location of Copy: NLS, Hall.279.a & b

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Tom Halliday guarding the door to Morton’s prison, with Jenny Dennison and Edith Bellenden attempting to bribe him for entry [Ch. 10; EEWN 4a, 85.21-23].

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