Special and Named Printed Collections

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

Description:Flora Macdonald (1722-1790); Jacobite Heroine As a shepardess 14x 9 3/4 Portrait of Flora Macdonald holding a shepherd's crook in one hand and flowers in the other, with a lamb at her side. She's sitting outside. Text below: As harmless as a Turle of the Woods, As op'ning Flowers untained yet n the Winds Fair as the Summer Beauty of the Fields, The Pride of Jature, and the Joy of Sense."
Subject:Jacobite Ladies
Medium:Mezzotint engraving on paper
Height:24.80 cm
References:WB 170
Engraver:Johannes Faber
Notes:Handwritten on back: "called Flora Macdonald but no so"

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