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Record Number: FIS0018

Related Work: Antiquary, The

Illustration Title/Caption: Oldbuck at Elspeth's Hut / Oldbuck a la cabane d'Elspeth

Keyword(s): Beggars - Cottages - Handicraft - McIntyre, Hector - Mucklebackit, Elspeth - Ochiltree, Edie - Oldbuck, Jonathan (of Monkbarns)

Artist: Alexander Chisholm

Engraver: Peter Lightfoot

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 8.2 x 13.3

Date: 1836

Source Text: Waverley Novels, 48 vols (London: Fisher, Son & Co., 1836-39)

Position in Source Text: vol. 6, facing p. 257

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson A.7.a.1836-9/6

Image File Name: 0007363d.jpg

Notes: Depicts Oldbuck interviewing Elspeth in her cottage, with Edie Ochiltree and Captain McIntyre also present; Elspeth is seated and holds a spindle [Ch. 40]. Also appears in 'Landscape-Historical Illustrations of Scotland and the Waverley Novels' [Plate 16] (London: Fisher, [1836-38]): see image.

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