Special and Named Printed Collections

Prints in the Walter Blaikie Collection on deposit in the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Shelfmark:20.3 b
Title:Samuel McPherson Corporal in his Highland Ridhmentals
Description:" Samuel McPherson Corporal in his Highland Ridgmentals; the most Active in the Desersion. The Posture in presenting his Firelock at Cap: Ball and Lady Wood. And was Shot in the Tower; July 18th 1743" Coloured picture of Samuel McPherson, with the Tower firing squad behind him shoting three people. He wears a kilts and is pointing his gun at an unseen person
Subject:Incidents, Satires, Caricatures Etc. Etc.
References:WB 229
Notes:Some brown spots on page
Date:29 August

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