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Scope and Contents
One of the two sketchbooks is titled on the front board, 'Sketches made at Edinburgh, Melrose and Craigmillar, etc, for drawings illustrating Sir Walters Scott's novels The Monastery and The Abbot'. There are several loose leaves and fragments in the second sketchbook.
The sketchbooks contain drawings in pencil and ink and some are coloured or washed. There are notes from lectures in the history of art.
- Repository: Edinburgh University Library Special Collections
- Names: Scott, Sir Walter, 1771-1832 (novelist and poet)
- Names: Williamson, John, fl. 1888-1894 (novelist, playwright and poet)