Special and Named Printed Collections

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

Title:This is the Butcher, beware of your sheep.
Description:The Duke shown skinning a tied prisoner. Picture of Duke of Cumberland with dagger in mouth pulling off skin from the arm of a tied, ragged, Highland prisoner--the prisoner has a Christ-like appearance with both arms tied to tree, covered in only a tartan cloth around his waist, looking up to sky in agony, very skinny, while Duke is fat
Subject:William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, 1721-1765
Medium:Engraving on paper
References:H/2056 / H/2380 WB 133 H 2058

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