To John Goodford Esq. of Yeovil, this first attempt at Engraving from an Original Painting of Prince Charles Edward Stuart done by Alexander at Rome, and now in the Possession of Dr. Macdonald of Taunton, is most humbly Inscribed by his Obedient ServantFrederick Lake.
A very rare etching. Plate 349 x 247mm. 13¾ x 9¾".
Prince Charles Edward Stuart (1720 - 1788), grandson of James II; 'Bonnie Prince Charlie'. He is remembered as the instigator of the unsuccessful Jacobite uprising of 1745, where he led an insurrection, which ended in defeat at the Battle of Culloden that effectively ended the Jacobite cause.
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