logoIllustrating Scott

Record Number: EPI0006

Related Work: Pirate, The

Illustration Title/Caption: Minna taking the pistol from Bunce to defend herself and her sister

Keyword(s): Boats - Bunce, Jack - Pirates & Robbers - Troil, Brenda - Troil, Minna

Artist: William Ewart Lockhart

Engraver: John Le Conte

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 17 x 25.8

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 5]

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

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Bunce on the quarter-deck of his ship handing a pistol to Minna Troil, whose sister Brenda stands behind as they are about to leave. Accompanying quoted text: ‘He offered the minstrel . . . for Cleveland’s sake’ [Ch. 36; EEWN 12, 341-42]. Matches #BOR0131, but with different engraver.

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