logoIllustrating Scott

Record Number: LAL0008

Related Work: Abbot, The

Illustration Title/Caption: A Fight in Higt [sic] Street Edinburgh/ (The Abbot)

Keyword(s): Arms & Armaments - Combat & Duelling - Edinburgh - Horses - Sick & Wounded Persons

Artist: Paul Delaroche

Engraver: Gerard Rene Le Villain

Work Type: lithograph

Size(cm): 13 x 18.5

Date: 1829

Source Text: The Lithographic Album of Sir Walter Scott’s Readers, or 12 Sketches by the Following Distinguished Artists R. P. Bonington, P. Delaroche, et E. Lami (London: Colnaghi Son et Co., 1829)

Position in Source Text: [Plate 11]

Location of Copy: NAL, 67.D.35

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts a fight between the Leslies and the Seytons in the High Street of Edinburgh, with one wounded figure lying on the ground next to a pistol, as another steps on his back, with St Giles Cathedral and possibly Edinburgh Castle faintly visible in the background to the right [Ch. 17]. Legend dated 1 December 1828.

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