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After Hippolyte Paul Delaroche (1797-1856)

'Miss Macdoland' 1857-58

Albumen print? | RCIN 2160752

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Photograph of a painting by Paul Delaroche, created in 1826 and first shown at the Paris salon of 1827The image is inspired by a historic event according to which Flora MacDonald (1722-1790) helped Bonnie Prince Charlie (1720-1788) escape from Scotland after the defeat of the Jacobites at the Battle of Culloden in 1746. The two figures are depicted gazing each other and holding hands. Two additional men are seated on either side of the protagonists. The mouth of a cave can be seen in the background.

  • Creator(s)

    After Hippolyte Paul Delaroche (1797-1856) (artist)

    Robert Jefferson Bingham (1825-70) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Flora Macdonald (1722-90)
    Prince Charles Edward Stuart (1720-88)
  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert 

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the eighteenth century
              • Jacobite Rebellion (1745-1746)
                • Battle of Culloden, 1746 (Jacobite Rebellion)