Prince Charles Edward Stuart.The Young Pretender, in 1745.
Published as the Act directs Feb.y.1. 1798.
Stipple with large margins. Plate: 110 x 160mm (4¼ x 6¼").
Half portrait in a roundel of Prince Charles Edward Stuart (1720-1788) the grandson of James II. Known as 'Bonnie Prince Charlie,' Charles Edward Stuart led the failed Jacobite uprising of 1745 which sought to restore the Stuart family to the British throne. Following the Jacobite's defeat at Culloden, Charles Edward Stuart escaped to the continent, with the help of Flora MacDonald, where he remained until his death in 1788.
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