logoIllustrating Scott

Record Number: CEN0039

Related Work: Talisman, The

Illustration Title/Caption: Sir Kenneth before the King

Keyword(s): Arms & Armaments - Kenneth of Scotland, Knight of the Leopard - Multon, Thomas de - Richard Coeur de Lion ('The Black Knight')

Artist: No Artist

Engraver: Brothers Dalziel

Work Type: wood engraving

Size(cm): 12.6 x 8.1

Date: 1871

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

Position in Source Text: vol. 20 (frontispiece)

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

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Richard Coeur-de-Lion holding an axe, as Kenneth stands before him looking contrite, as Thomas de Multon and another knight look on. Accompanying quoted text: ‘”A traitor” . . . ever near his bed.’ [Ch. 15].

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