Stonemason engraving a gravestone

#Picture Number TP84

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Beautifully drawn Victorian illustration (from a painting by John Faed) showing a picture of an old stonemason engraving a gravestone set in a picturesque mountain landscape. This is the character Old Mortality from the novel by Sir Walter Scott. Old Mortality travelled round Scotland re-engraving the the tombs of the defeated Covenanter (Protestant) martyrs of the 17th century.