Special and Named Printed Collections

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

Title:Solomon's Glory or the Rival Mistresses
Description:13 3/8x 8 7/8 Satire of Duke of Cumberland and his failed attempt at getting a Savoyard girl as a mistress. Shows him and the girl sitting under a tree while unhappy, previous mistresses and a man have banners of text from their mouths in the background "Then can you leave your Nancy for such a low life beggarly Wench as that" and the man, with his hand on her shoulder replies to the jilted mistress, "This is all owning to your impudence you Bitch"
Subject:Satires, Caricatures, Incidents Etc. Etc.
Medium:Engraving on paper
References:BM Satires Vol. III No. 3040 WB 137
Notes:Handwritten on front: "1st State before the shading on the Duke's Right arm & on the Gown-A Rare Variation Not Mentioned"
Date:20 August 1749

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