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:1.7
Title:A Memorial for Britons. Verses written by J. Duick, during the course of the rebellion, and published in the London Courant, according to the following dates
Description:Verses by J. Duick. 4 poems. Published according to Act of Parliament by Tho. Bakewell, against Birchin-lane, Cornhill. Single sheet, with engraving of surrendering highlanders above. Broadsheet with a picture at top of men surrendering or bowing in allegiance to Duke of Cumberland, who is on horseback with soldiers and a part of a town and hills in background. Below that are two columns of verse, divided into 4 parts, entitled: "An Adress to Britons" from 10 September 1745; "On the Duke's going to Scotland" from 17 January 1745-6; "On the Duke's Victory over the Rebels" from 17 May 1746, "On the Duke's Triumphant Return" from 26 July 1746 With text at bottom: "Publish'd according to Act of Parliament by Tho. Bakewell, against Birchin-lane, Cornhill.
Subject:William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, 1721-1765
Medium:Broadsheet
References:2787- BM Div I Vol III p. 597 RB.1.60, ESTC T173875 WB 134
Artist:H. Burgh
Engraver:H. Burgh
Printer:Tho. Blackwell
Notes:Some brown spots on page and the note "Cut to this size" written in blue on back of mounting
Date:1745/ 1746
 

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