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Description

Dress targe made of wooden boards covered with pigskin, with silver mounts, c. 1740, part of the accoutrements presented to Prince Charles Edward Stuart by James, 3rd Duke of Perth

Museum reference

H.LN 49

Object name

Targe, dress

Date

c. 1740

Materials

Wood, Pigskin, Silver

Physical description

Wood, pigskin, silver mounts

Associations

Previous owner: Charles Edward Stuart, Prince, 1720 - 1788
Presenter: James, 3rd Duke of Perth
Ewan Macpherson of Cluny
Culloden, Inverness-shire, Scotland, EUROPE

Exhibitions

  • Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites (23 Jun 2017 - 12 Nov 2017)
    National Museum of Scotland

  • Gifts for A Jacobite Prince (25 Oct 2016 - 21 May 2017)
    Perth Museum and Art Gallery
    Inverness Museum and Art Gallery

On display

National Museum Of Scotland »
Scotland Galleries »
Level 3 »
Jacobite Challenge

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