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Record Number: FIS0055

Related Work: Monastery, The

Illustration Title/Caption: Melrose Abbey / Abbaye de Melrose

Keyword(s): Forests & Woodlands - Melrose Abbey - Monasteries

Artist: Henry Melville

Engraver: Robert Staines

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 8.1 x 13.3

Date: 1837

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

Position in Source Text: vol. 18, facing p. 128

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson A.7.a.1836-9/18

Image File Name: 0014448d.jpg

Notes: Depicts Melrose Abbey in the middle distance, with a single rider approaching in the foreground. Also appears in 'Landscape-Historical Illustrations of Scotland and the Waverley Novels' [Plate 45] (London: Fisher, [1836-38]): see image.

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