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Sir Walter Scott, engraved by John Horsburgh after Sir John Watson Gordon (1831)

Horsburgh's engraving of the 1830 painting by Sir John Watson Gordon was first published in 1831 as one of A New Series of Original Illustrations to All Editions of the Waverley Novels (London: Moon, Boys, and Graves). It was subsequently published as the frontispiece to the 'Magnum Opus' edition of St. Ronan's Well (Edinburgh: Cadell, 1832). The version above was published as the frontispiece to J. G. Lockhart, Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. (Cadell, 1845).