logoIllustrating Scott

Record Number: SKE0010

Related Work: Guy Mannering

Illustration Title/Caption: Tod Willie

Keyword(s): Dogs - Hunting - Moorland - Mountains & Hills

Artist: James Skene

Engraver: No Engraver

Work Type: etching

Size(cm): 8 x 13.3

Date: 1829

Source Text: A Series of Sketches of the Existing Localities alluded to in the Waverley Novels Etched from Original Drawings (Edinburgh: Cadell & Co., 1829[-1831])

Position in Source Text: leaf preceding p. 27

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson B.SKE.3

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Tod Willie surrounded by his hounds in wild Border countryside; based, according to Skene's commentary, on a sketch taken in 1804, when he was accompanying Scott on an excursion 'among the wild pasture glens of Roxburgh and Dumfries-shire' (p. 27). Accompanying quoted text (p. 27), with reference to original edition: 'Some dappled mists . . . but extremely narrow. / Guy Mannering, Vol. II, p. 53.’ See Ch. 25; EEWN 2, 134. Originally issued as part of a separate number in 1829.

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