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Cumin.
Cumin.
R. R. M.clan pinxit. L. Dickinson, Lith. Printed by C. Graf.
London, Published by Ackermann & Co, 36, Strand [n.d., 1847].
Coloured lithograph. Sheet 370 x 265mm (14½ x 10½"), on thick paper.
A man wearing a green and red kilt, with a matching tartan shawl over his shoulders from Clan Cumming also known as Clan Comyn. From Robert Ronald McIan's The Clans of the Scottish Highlands', Volume II, published in 1847. McIan (1803-56, also Robert Ranald McIan), was a Scottish actor and painter best known for romanticised depictions of Scottish clansmen, their battles and domestic life.
[Ref: 61069]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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A Naval Enquiry with a Naught-ical Explanation.
A Naval Enquiry with a Naught-ical Explanation.
[by Charles Williams]
Pub,d March 25th 1805 by S W Fores 50 Piccadilly. Folios of Caracatures lent out for the Evening.
Coloured etching, 1804 watermark, plate 245 x 350mm (9¾ x 13¾") Some creasing. Pinholes in margins. Small margins.
Henry Dundas (Viscount Melville) and Alexander Trotter (Paymaster of the Navy), both in kilts to highlight their Scottishness, being grilled about how Navy money ended up in Trotter's bank account at Coutts.
BM Satires 10377.
[Ref: 58787]   £290.00   (£348.00 incl.VAT)
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[Edward VII?] Fidelity.
[Edward VII?] Fidelity.
[Drawn from nature &] engraved by Newton.
[Published Edinburg, by Swinton, Princes Street. Paris, chez A. Fonrouge, Place du Louvre, 10.] [n.d., c.1850.]
Mezzotint. 390 x 295mm (15¼ x 11½"). Some spotting, publication inscriptions indistinct.
A boy dressed in tartan with his dog. At his side hangs a sgian dubh, the traditional Scottish pairing of a hunting and skinning knife in a sheath. As Holyrood Palace can be seen in the background it is likely that this is Bertie, Prince of Wales, later Edward VII.
[Ref: 13971]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[May Day, or Kate of Aberdeen.]
[May Day, or Kate of Aberdeen.]
C, Bretherton invt. T.W.Tomkins sculpt. [This should be P.W. Tomkins]
Publish'd as the Act Directs, March 4 1782 by T. Macklin No. 30 Fleet Street London.
Coloured stipple engraving, Proof impression. 325 x 380mm.
A girl standing in the middle of a circle of spectators in a village, wearing a veil and with her arms outstretched as if partaking in a game, the group including a figure in kilt in the left foreground and a shepherd behind, a church(?) tower visible above trees behind and landscape beyond at right; oval design, after Charles Bretherton. Kate of Aberdeen is a poem by John Cunningham 1729-1773, the published state of this engraving carries lines of verse from the poem. Cunningham's title was "May-Eve or Kate of Aberdeen."
From the Oettingen-Wallerstein Collection, Sotheby's London 1997.
[Ref: 10549]   £380.00  
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[The Macnab.]
[The Macnab.]
H. Macbeth-Raeburn sct [signed in pencil.]
Copyright in the United States of America by John Dewar & Son, London in the year 1918. London, Published in the year 1918 by John Dewar & Son, Haymarket S.W.
Mezzotint printed in colour on chine collé, signed in pencil. 650 x 385mm (25½ x 15¼").
Portrait, whole-length, in Scottish military uniform, right hand tucked in his waist-band, three-quarter length to right, looking towards the viewer, wearing a hat with tall plumes, in a landscape with mountains in the distance to the right. Francis Macnab (1734-1816) was known as 'The Macnab'; the 16th Chief of the Clan Macnab.
See: Ref 4755
[Ref: 25967]   £250.00   (£300.00 incl.VAT)
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The Rejoicing Night.
The Rejoicing Night. On George's natal Night the Laddies come, To fam'd S.t James's, each to warm his Bum; But this we must allow without dispute, They never did but since here came a B_e: A Birth-day Night they think a Night of Worth, A Bonfire beats the breathing of the North; So bless our King, let all true Partriots say, And shou'd they all jump in _ Huzza! Huzza!
Printed for John Smith in Cheapside. [n.d. c.1763].
Engraving with etching, plate 350 x 250mm (14 x 10), with margins. On 18th century watermarked paper, large margins. Some staining.
People gather around a small campfire. Two Scotsman lift up their kilts to warm themselves. Two youths harass people with fireworks. Satire on the reaction to the birth of George IV (17621830) at St James' Palace.
BM Satires 4064.
[Ref: 60042]   £360.00  
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Andere vorstellung eines Berg Schottischen Officiers.
Andere vorstellung eines Berg Schottischen Officiers.
C. P. Maj. Mart. Engelbrecht excud. A.V. [n.d., c.1750.]
Scarce engraving. 305 x 190mm (12 x 7½"). Some spotting and creasing. Small margins.
A fanciful representation of a Scottish Highland soldier, wearing tartan cloak and trousers, with sword raised, shield and two pistols in his belt.
[Ref: 60503]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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