Recipes from Scotland 1680s to 1940s


Lockhart caricature

The flushed faces of the diners in John Gibson Lockhart's tavern scene suggest they have already enjoyed a good deal of the landlady's red wine.

Illustration of men and woman at a table with women serving wine

'Dr Balfour of Glasgow having taken lodgings in a questionable house' — a caricature by John Gibson Lockhart from an album from around 1810-1817. [Library reference: Acc.11480, f.5]