Special and Named Printed Collections

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

Title:The effigies of the late Earl of Kilmarnock, and the late Lord Balmerino who were beheaded on Tower Hill the 18th of August 1746
Description:Effigies and execution of William Boyd, 4th Earl of Kilmarnock and Arthur Elphinstone, Lord Balmerino Portraits of Earl of Kilmarnock (Aged 42) and Lord Balmerino (aged 58) with a scene of execution below those two oval portraits and then the text of the title, followed by "Published According to Act of Parliament Price1.s" with handwritten note on bottom, off of paper, "Gulston Collection Very Rare ?"
Subject:Jacobite Leaders
Medium:Line engraving on paper
References:B6845 Ph: Tom Scott 1967? SP IV 202-1 WB 209
Artist:James Basire
Notes:Lots of brownish-yellow spots on bottom 1/4 of paper
Date:18th Aug. 1746

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