Special and Named Printed Collections

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

Title:The Plagues of England or the Jacobites Folly
Description:Satire Picture of Prince Charles with his supporters on a stage, with the King of France playing a tune, leading England with Poverty and Folly. The drawing has alphabetical labels, and names each part of the picture, including neglected industry, and French heroes escaping jail; Prince Charles is a creature with wings and horns in a loin cloth, and a pointed tail, and dragon like creatures are flying in the air Three lines of text describing the drawing and then "Sold by I Envart facing Old Slaughter's Coffee house St.Martins Lane near Long Acre"
Subject:Prince Charles Edward Stuart (1720-1788)
Medium:Line engraving on paper
References:BM Div 1 Vol. III Pt. 1 page 525 No. 1659 WB 97

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