logoIllustrating Scott

Record Number: EPI0002

Related Work: Pirate, The

Illustration Title/Caption: The Udaller’s Home--Magnus Troil and his Family

Keyword(s): Attendants & Servants - Music - Troil, Brenda - Troil, Magnus - Troil, Minna

Artist: Robert Herdman

Engraver: Thomas Brown

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 25 x 17.2

Date: 1871

Source Text: Portrait of Sir Walter Scott and Five Engravings in Illustration of The Pirate for the Members of the Royal Association for Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland ([Edinburgh: the Association], 1871)

Position in Source Text: [Plate 1]

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson H.RAPFAS.3

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Magnus Troil seated on a chair, with Brenda on a footstool beneath him, with a music sheet in one hand, and Minna standing by the fireplace. Accompanying quoted text: ‘He was an honest, plain Zetland gentleman . . . circulated in the evening’ [Chs 1 & 3; EEWN 12, 6, 23].

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