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:18.3
Title:The Pretender's Flight
Description:Showing scenes of Prince Charles Edward Stuart's flight from Scotland The middle is completely blank and surrounded by 11 images depicting the flight of the Pretender with descriptions of each picture. "William the Princely Youth with Transport See! HE chains th' Oppressor, sets the' Oppressed free. Hail Friend of Albion and of Liberty!" The scenes vary from Prince Charles in women's disguise, to boats and horse "Sold by J. Cole Engravr Great Kirby Street Hatton Garden"
Subject:Incidents, Broadsheets, Caricatures Etc.Etc.
Medium:Engraved letter sheet on paper
References:Ph. Tom Scott 1967 H/178
Date:18 September 1747
 

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