logoIllustrating Scott

Record Number: FIS0073

Related Work: Pirate, The

Illustration Title/Caption: Close in lads, he is not half so mad now / Courons dessus camarades, il n'est pas maintenant si furieux

Keyword(s): Boats - Hunting - Seascapes - Troil, Magnus

Artist: Henry Melville

Engraver: Joseph Clayton Bentley

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 8.3 x 13.3

Date: 1837

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

Position in Source Text: vol. 24, facing p. 301

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson A.7.a.1836-9/24

Image File Name: 0014514d.jpg

Notes: Depicts Magnus Troil exhorting those struggling to harpoon a whale, with Mordaunt Mertoun and Clement Cleveland (not distinguished) among the contestants [Ch. 17; EEWN 12, 60.23]. Also appears in 'Landscape-Historical Illustrations of Scotland and the Waverley Novels' [Plate 61] (London: Fisher, [1836-38]): see image.

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