Special and Named Printed Collections in the National Library of Scotland

Prints in the Walter Blaikie Collection on deposit in the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Shelfmark:2.8
Title:The Honourable William Blakeney Esq
Description:Mezzo 1/2l St. 1/4R Lieut. General Sir William Blackeney, Lord Blakeney (1672-1761) defended Stirling Castle in 1745 against the Jacobites Portrait of Lieutenant General William Blakeney with text "Lieutenant Genreal of His Majesty's Forces, Colonel of His Majesty's Iniskillin Regimt. Of Foort and Leiutenant Governor of Minorca" and then "Published according to Act of Parliament 1756, by G Hawkins at Milton's head in Fleet Street London." with a a typed piece of paper glued to mounting "Defended Stirling Catlse against Prince Charles" Portrait shows Blakeney in front of a fortress? With water and hills behind him
Subject:Anti- Jacobite Leaders
Medium:Engraving- Mezzotint on paper
Place:Minorca
References:WB 157
Artist:Sir George Chalmers
Engraver:James McArdell
Printer:G. Hawkins
Date:1755
 

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