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Description

Wine glass with an enamelled portrait of Prince Charles Edward Stuart, one of a set of six commissioned about 1775 by Thomas Erskine, later 9th Earl of Kellie, a member of a group of aristocratic Jacobites who continued to celebrate Bonnie Prince Charlie's birthday until his death in 1788

Museum reference

H.MEN 94

Object name

Wine glass, Portrait glass

Date

c. 1775

Materials

Glass, Enamel

Physical description

Glass; enamelled portrait

Associations

Depicted: Charles Edward Stuart, Prince, 1720 - 1788
Previous owner: Thomas Erskine, 9th Earl of Kellie

Exhibitions

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

References

Marshall, R.K. (ed)., Dynasty: The Royal House of Stewart, Edinburgh: NGS & NMS, 1990, p.115

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