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:20.12
Title:Rebel Gratitude
Description:Shows "A Representation of the Treachery and Barbarity of Two Rebell Officers, at the Battle of Culloden, who had their Lives Genersouly given them by the Earl of Ancram and by Captain Grosett" The two men were later chopped in pieces, but before that had managed to kill Captain Grosset. The text tells the story and the picture is of an officer on horseback, being struck by a highlander in full kilt outfit, while three other man with drawn swords look on
Subject:Incidents, Satires, Caricatures Etc. Etc.
Medium:Engraving on paper
References:Ph. T Scott 1974 H/1974 WB 221
Date:14 January 1747
 

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