A short letter from Sir Walter Scott to the sporting artist William Scrope inviting him and Williams to dinner at Abbotsford.
Illustrated letter from Walter Scott by Hugh William Williams, 1823
© National Library of Scotland
- Pen, ink & wash on paper
- 22.9 x 15.2 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £638 ( Total: £2,270)
- Acquired in:
Scrope later gave the letter to Williams who illustrated it with drawings of Abbotsford and the nearby picturesquely romantic ruin of Melrose Abbey.
Collection of Wilfred Partington; Roy Davids.