Hope, photogravure after a portrait
Sir John Watson Gordon
From: The History
of the Speculative Society (Edinburgh: [The Society], 1905),
facing p. 96.
Charles Hope, Lord Granton (1763-1851) was Lord
Justice Clerk (1804-11) and later Lord President of the Court
while Sir Walter Scott was Clerk of Session (see Professional
Life). The Hopes were also social acquaintances of the Scotts.
painted in 1832. Photo-engraving involves transferring a photographic
negative of a drawing, painting, or object to a metal plate,
etching it in.