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:17.3
Title:A Perspective View of Tower Hill and the Place of Execution of the Lords Kilmarnock and Balmerino on Monday 18 of August 1746
Description:Perspective view of Tower Hill before the Execution of the Earls of Kilmarnock and Cromarty, and Lord Balmerino 9 1/2x 16 Shows view of Tower Hill, big square surrounded by buildings, and people watching. People in all the windows of the buildings Text descriptions: "The Governor of ye Tower delivering the Prisoners to the Sheriffs of London at the Barr for Execution" and "The View of the Scaffold with the Guards Surounding at the Time of Execution" further text: "And Simon Lord Lovat, on Thursday the 9th of April, 1747"
Subject:Incidents, Caricatures Etc.Etc.
Medium:Engraving on paper
Width:24.10
Height:40.60 cm
References:WB 213
Artist:I.M
Engraver:I.M
 

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