Scott, Walter


Basic data

  1. Somnambulus; Cleishbotham, Jedediah; Malagrowther, Malachi Pen Names
  2. August 15, 1771 in Edinburgh
  3. September 21, 1832 in Abbotsford
  4. Schriftsteller
  5. Edinburgh


Portrait by Thomas Lawrence, c. 1820s (Source: Wikimedia)
Scott's childhood at Sandyknowes, in the shadow of Smailholm Tower, introduced him to the tales and folklore of the Scottish Borders (Source: Wikimedia)
The Scott family's home in George Square, Edinburgh, from about 1778 (Source: Wikimedia)
Sketch of Scott c.1800 by an unknown artist (Source: Wikimedia)
A copy of Scott's Minstrelsy, in the National Museum of Scotland (Source: Wikimedia)
Right to left: numbers 39, 41 and 43 North Castle Street, Edinburgh. No 39 was the home of Sir Walter Scott from 1801 (Source: Wikimedia)
Sir Walter Scott, novelist and poet – painted by Sir William Allan (Source: Wikimedia)
A Legend of Montrose, illustration from the 1872 edition (Source: Wikimedia)
Sir Walter Scott by Robert Scott Moncrieff (Source: Wikimedia)
Depicts Edie Ochiletree guiding Sir Arthur and Isabella Wardour through the storm from Chapter 7 of The Antiquary (Source: Wikimedia)
"Edgar and Lucie at Mermaiden's well" by Charles Robert Leslie (1886), after Sir Walter Scott's Bride of Lammermoor. Lucie is wearing a full plaid. (Source: Wikimedia)
Steel engraving by C. Heath after a drawing by P. De Wint of a scene relating to Scott's novel Waverley, 1832. The University of Edinburgh Collections. (Source: Wikimedia)
George IV landing at Leith in 1822 (Source: Wikimedia)
Walter Scott's Tomb at Dryburgh Abbey (Source: Wikimedia)
Sir Walter Scott's grave at Dryburgh Abbey – the largest tomb is that of Sir Walter and Lady Scott. The engraved slab covers the grave of their son, Lt Col Sir Walter Scott. On the right is their son-in-law and biographer, John Gibson Lockhart. (Source: Wikimedia)
Abbotsford House (Source: Wikimedia)
Tomb of Walter Scott, in Dryburgh Abbey, photo by Henry Fox Talbot, 1844 (Source: Wikimedia)
The Abbotsford Family by Sir David Wilkie, 1817, depicting Scott and his family dressed as country folk, with his wife and two daughters dressed as milkmaids (Source: Wikimedia)
The Scott Monument on Edinburgh's Princes Street (Source: Wikimedia)
Statue by Sir John Steell on the Scott Monument in Edinburgh (Source: Wikimedia)
Scott Monument in Glasgow's George Square (Source: Wikimedia)
Statue on the Glasgow monument (Source: Wikimedia)
Portrait by James Howe (Source: Wikimedia)
Bildnis des Walter Scott, Ernst Ludwig Riepenhausen (zugeschrieben) - um 1800 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Walter Scott, Bollinger, Friedrich Wilhelm - 1818/1832 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Sir Walter Scott, Johann Daniel Laurenz (1770) - 1828/1858 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Walter Scott, Bollinger, Friedrich Wilhelm - 1818/1832 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Walter Scott, Charles Knight (zugeschrieben) - 1811/1832 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Walter Scott, Sichling, Lazarus Gottlieb - 1827/1840 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Gruppenbildnis von Schiller, Byron, Tomas Moore, Walter-Scott, Goethe, Washington Irving, Vittorio Alfieri und Cooper, J. Bulla - 1833 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)

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