Solway Firth, Embarkation of Queen Mary,
engraved by John Smith after Henry Melville (1837)
From: Landscape-Historical Illustrations
of Scotland and the Waverley Novels, vol II (London: Fisher,
Son & Co., 1838) (facing p. 70).
The image depicts Mary Queen of Scots and her
followers about to cross the Solway Firth following the Battle
of Langside, as described in The
Abbot, chapter 38.