logoIllustrating Scott

Record Number: LAL0009

Related Work: Highland Widow, The

Illustration Title/Caption: Hamish and his Mother / (Chronicles of the Canongate)

Keyword(s): Cottages - Highlanders - MacTavish, Elspat - MacTavish, Hamish Bean - Petitions

Artist: Eugene Louis Lami

Engraver: Gerard Rene Le Villain

Work Type: lithograph

Size(cm): 9.5 x 9.5

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 12]

Location of Copy: NAL, 67.D.35

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Hamish MacTavish in full Highland dress standing and facing resolutely away from his mother’s cottage, as she crouches at his feet and holds his arm imploringly, attempting to pull him backward [Ch. 11]. Legend dated 1 December 1828.

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