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:18.2
Title:March of the King's forces and cannon to Perth
Description:13 1/2x 10 Similar format to 18.18 with one main picture and 7 smaller pictures, each with titles: "Battle of Dunblain", "E. of Mar Plotting Against Ye King", "Proclaiming ye Pretender", "Attempt to Surprise Edinburgh Castle", "Highlanders Passing", "B.p's &c. addressing ye Pretender", and "Pretender's Flight" The main picture shows men marching to Perth, long line of troops from foreground to background, winding around land, with horses. They are stopped in front of a home where many horses are gathered outside. Again, there is a box of text in English describing the events of the main picture. The top and bottom surrounded by classical figures "Sold by Tho. Bowles in St Pauls Church Yard"
Subject:Incidents, Broadsheets, Caricatures Etc.Etc.
Medium:Linge engraving on paper
Width:34.30
Height:25.40 cm
References:Ph.Tom Scott 1967 H/167 SPL 51-21 WB 220 Neg. A167
Artist:Guernier
Engraver:Terrason
 

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