This exhibition is by Dr Paul Barnaby, Scottish Literary Collections Curator at the University of Edinburgh Centre for Research Collections.

This exhibition was made possible through the support of the Digital Imaging Unit (DIU). The DIU supports learning, teaching and research through the digitisation of and long-term digital access to rare and unique research collections acquired or created by the University of Edinburgh.

Find out more about our collections relating to Walter Scott

The Edinburgh University Library’s Corson Collection of Sir Walter Scott Materials includes nearly 7,000 books and over 10,000 artworks. You can find out more about them through the Walter Scott Digital Archive.

You can also read about Scott's influence on tourism in our Google Arts & Culture story: Scott-Land: A tour through Scotland with Sir Walter Scott.