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Record Number: BOR0055

Related Work: Heart of Mid-Lothian, The

Illustration Title/Caption: The Porteous Mob

Keyword(s): Edinburgh - Porteous, Captain John - Punishment & Torture

Artist: Walter Paget

Engraver: Adolphe Lalauze

Work Type: etching

Size(cm): 13.5 x 9

Date: 1893

Source Text: Waverley Novels [Border Edition], ed. Andrew Lang, 48 vols (London: John C. Nimmo, 1892-94)

Position in Source Text: vol. 11, facing p. 96

Location of Copy: NLS, Lit.S.22

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts Porteous being carried along through the street towards his execution by an armed crowd, some carrying torches [Ch. 7].

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