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Sir Walter Scott, engraved by Henry Robinson after Sir John Watson Gordon

(Glasgow: Blackie & Son, 1837)

Robinson's engraving is derived from a signed replica of Sir John Watson Gordon's unfinished portrait of Sir Walter Scott. The replica was probably commissioned by Blackie & Son specifically so that it might be engraved. Scott's clothes are adumbrated in grey in the original portrait, but in the replica his coat is dark, waistcoat yellowish, and neckcloth black. The engraver (or an unidentified intermediary artist) has added a chair, bookshelves, curtains, and an urn given to Scott by Byron.