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The Scott Centenary: Abbotsford; Conisbrough; and Dryburgh Abbey.[Clockwise from upper left:] Sir Walter Scott's Tweedside property, where he wrote many of his novels: Abbotsford, the scene of his death a hundred years ago ; "The Lord of ameis is my protector, blissit ar thay that trust in the Lord"; the old tollbooth door at Abbotsford ; Where Scott lies buried, on the banks of his beloved Tweed: Dryburgh Abbey, from the west door ; Flood-lit as it was for the Sir Walter Scott centenary: Conisbrough Castle, Yorkshire, which figures prominently in "Ivanhoe" ; A site rich in legends and border memories, which prompted Scott to make his ill-fated purchase: the library at Abbotsford.

Image ID: 3937718

The Scott Centenary: Abbotsford; Conisbrough; and Dryburgh Abbey.[Clockwise from upper left:] Sir Walter Scott's Tweedsi... (Sept. 24, 1932)

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:  The Scott Centenary: Abbotsford; Conisbrough; and Dryburgh Abbey.[Clockwise from upper left:] Sir Walter Scott's Tweedside property, where he wrote many of his novels: Abbotsford, the scene of his death a hundred years ago ; "The Lord of ameis is my protector, blissit ar thay that trust in the Lord"; the old tollbooth door at Abbotsford ; Where Scott lies buried, on the banks of his beloved Tweed: Dryburgh Abbey, from the west door ; Flood-lit as it was for the Sir Walter Scott centenary: Conisbrough Castle, Yorkshire, which figures prominently in "Ivanhoe" ; A site rich in legends and border memories, which prompted Scott to make his ill-fated purchase: the library at Abbotsford.

Published Date

: Sept. 24, 1932

Notes

: Published in the London illustrated news, Sept. 24, 1932, p. 449.

Source

: Print Collection portrait file. / S / Sir Walter Scott, Bart. / Abbotsford--exterior views.

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Print Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs

Digital ID

: 3937718

Record ID

: 2021130

Digital Item Published

: 12-29-2011; updated 1-24-2012

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