logoIllustrating Scott

Record Number: CAB0026

Related Work: Castle Dangerous

Illustration Title/Caption: Sic Sedebat / Sir Walter Scott Bart.

Keyword(s): Portraits - Scott, Sir Walter

Artist: No Artist

Engraver: George B. Shaw

Work Type: engraving

Size(cm): 11.5 x 7.6

Date: 1843

Source Text: Waverley Novels [Cabinet Edition] (Edinburgh: Robert Cadell, 1841-43)

Position in Source Text: vol. 25 (frontispiece)

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson A.7.a.1841-3/11

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Engraving of the statue of Scott sculpted by John Greenshields between 1832 and 1835. Purchased from the artist by Robert Cadell, the statue was originally engraved for the second volume of Lockhart’s ‘Life of Scott’ (1837-38). See Russell, Francis, ‘Portraits of Sir Walter Scott’ (London: White Brothers, 1987), Item 74, p. 46. Also appears as a frontispiece to vol. 10 of the Abbotsford edition of the Waverley Novels: see #ABB0096.

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