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Photographs of Historical Portraits: Archaeological Exhibition, Aberdeen, 1859. 1859

Leather-bound catalogue illustrated with photographs | 34.6 x 31.5 x 5.5 cm (whole object) | RCIN 2866319

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Leather-bound catalogue illustrated with 56 photographs of portrait paintings (RCINs 2866320-2866375), as seen in an exhibition in Aberdeen, 1859. The works are mostly significant in Scottish history. A table of contents is included, listing 48 portraits. 
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (artist)

    Great Britain
  • 34.6 x 31.5 x 5.5 cm (whole object)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • printed & manuscript material
        • books
          • book: full leather bound
            • book: full leather bound in morocco
              • book: full leather bound in blue morocco
          • book: binding
            • book: binding with gold tooling
          • book: all edges gilt

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'Mary Beaton'

After a work previously attributed to Gerrit van Honthorst (Utrecht 1590-1656)

'Elizabeth, Queen of Bohemia'

After a work previously attributed to Gerrit van Honthorst (Utrecht 1590-1656)

'Marquis of Montrose'

After George Jamesone (1588-1644)

'Sir Archibald Johnston, of Warriston'

After George Jamesone (1588-1644)

'Dr. Dunn'

After Sir Peter Lely (1618-80)

'Archbishop Sharp'

After a work previously attributed to Sir Godfrey Kneller (1646-1723)

'Gilbert Burnett, D. D., Bishop of Salisbury'

After? Charles Jarvis (c. 1675-1739)

'The Hon. James Campbell'

After Francesco Trevisani (Capodistria 1656-Rome 1746)

'Princess Maria Clementina Sobieski'

After? Pierre Parrocel

After? Morier, David (c.1705-1770)

'Prince Charles Edward Stuart, when an infant'

After? Mignard, Pierre (1610-1695)

'Prince Charles Edward Stuart, when a child'

After? Hugh Douglas Hamilton (1739-1808)

'Prince Charles Edward Stuart, in his old age'

After? Alexis-Simon Belle (1674-1734)

'Alexander Forbes, 4th Lord Pitsligo'

After? John Alexander (active 1715-52)

'Lord Lewis Gordon, when a boy'

After? Allan Ramsay (1713-84)

'Duncan Forbes of Culloden'

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'Cardinal York'

After? Gavin Hamilton (1723-1798)

'Duchesse D'Albanie'

After? Sir Peter Lely (1618-80)

'Henrietta, Duchess of Gordon'

After Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-92)

'James Beattie, L.L.D.'; The Triumph of Truth

After? Johan Joseph Zoffany (Frankfurt 1733-London 1810)

'Sir William Forbes, Bart. of Pitsligo'

After Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-92)

'Lady Forbes of Pitsligo'

After? Sir Robert Strange (1721-92)

'Prince Charles Edward Stuart, in his youth'

After? Sir Robert Strange (1721-92)

'Princess Louisa Maximiliana of Stolberg Guedern'

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Man in armour

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Man with baton

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Female figure

Unknown Person

Woman with wreath

After? Richard Waitt (d.1732)

'Patrick Grant of Tullochgriban'