The Young Pretender after his defeat at Culloden embarking for France.
Publish'd as the Act directs, April 16 1803: by J. Stratford. No. 112 Holborn Hill.
Engraving. Platemark: 170 x 220mm (6¾ x 8¾"). Large margins.
A scene depicting Charles Edward Stuart being led into a rowing boat at right by two officers. A ship is beyond, with soldiers in highland dress surrounding to the left; within an octagonal frame. An llustration to Lyttleton's 'History of England', published 1803-05. The Battle of Culloden was the final confrontation of the 1745 Jacobite Rising. On 16th April 1746, the Jacobite forces of Charles Edward Stuart fought loyalist troops commanded by William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland near Inverness in the Scottish Highlands.
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