logoIllustrating Scott

Record Number: CEN0007

Related Work: Rob Roy

Illustration Title/Caption: Rob Roy in the Crypt of Glasgow Cathedral

Keyword(s): Books - Churches & Churchyards - MacGregor, Rob Roy

Artist: No Artist

Engraver: Brothers Dalziel

Work Type: wood engraving

Size(cm): 11.3 x 8.1

Date: 1870

Source Text: Waverley Novels [Centenary Edition] (Edinburgh: A. & C. Black, 1870-71)

Position in Source Text: vol. 4 (frontispiece)

Location of Copy: NLS, Hall.279.b-c

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Rob Roy in the foreground, with his back to the viewer, hidden by a pillar from the congregants in the crypt of the Glasgow Cathedral, as he speaks to Frank Osbaldistone who stands facing the preacher. Accompanying quoted text: ‘I had not resumed . . . do not look back.’ [Ch. 20; EEWN 5, 163.41-43].

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