logoIllustrating Scott

Record Number: DRY0028

Related Work: Antiquary, The

Illustration Title/Caption: Dame Elspeth and the Dead Fisherman

Keyword(s): Clergy - Cottages - Mucklebackit, Elspeth

Artist: Paul Hardy

Engraver: James Davis Cooper

Work Type: wood engraving

Size(cm): 14.4 x 9.3

Date: 1893

Source Text: Waverley Novels [Dryburgh Edition], 25 vols (London & Edinburgh: Adam & Charles Black, 1892-94)

Position in Source Text: vol. 3, facing p. 286

Location of Copy: NLS, NG.1179.d

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Depicts crone-like figure of old Elspeth in a chair, staring intently at the coffin of her grandson Steenie placed opposite her, with family group with clergyman nearby in an inner room [Ch. 31].

<< Back

british academy logo