Abbotsford House (historic house). Europe - United Kingdom - Scotland - Scottish Borders.
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
This anonymous journal tells the story of a six day visit to Scotland made by Mr Cardonnel, a gentlemen probably from Northumberland, and his companion a country curate by the name of McMichael. The purpose of their tour was fishing and sightseeing. The story of their exploits including pranks on each other is told in comic verse.
Journal of `A few weeks among the Blue-bells of Scotland, memoranda of men, manners and mountains above the Tweed`
Buchan describes a visit to Abbotsford and discusses sales of his collection of ballads.
Includes papers concerning the affairs of the Trust after 1826, including letters of Robert Cadell, James Ballantyne and John Gibson, papers on copyrights, the Magnum edition, the arbitration by Lord Newton, and a report by the Trustees to creditors, 1831. There are also earlier papers concerning plantations at Abbotsford and household records.
Papers concern Sir Walter Scott and Abbotsford and its furnishing and decoration.
One letter is illustrated with a sketch discussing his 1849 painting of Sir Walter Scott and his literary friends at Abbotsford.
Includes a sketch, with key, by John Faed of his picture of Shakespeare and his friends at the Mermaid Tavern.