Special and Named Printed Collections

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

Title:The Rebells in a Panick and Shakespear's Ghost in the North
Description:Anti-Jacboite Broadsheet Three columns of verse surround a large picture of a man standing holding a sign that says "Preston" with two opposing animal armies: the lions with a banner "Goerge Librety and Property, protestantism and prosperity while the other animal and roosters (symbol of France) holds banner "Charles Slavery, Wooden Shoes, Popery fire and Faggot and Beggary" a miniature highland army in kilt is at bottom below that banner and ships and the lion and unicorn are below the other. In the background is a town, scaffolds with men hanging, and another building, there is text that runs along the entire perimeter of this picture "Publish'd According to Act of Parliament, Price 6d."
Subject:Incidents, Broadsheets, Caricatures Etc.Etc.
References:WB 227

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