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    Thanks Terry. I'm looking forward to seeing these again.
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    Penicuik sketches pt1

    Okay Jay, I'm going to post what I have in a series of 3 messages here. I maybe missing a few as Stuart Reid lists that there are sketches of 40 clansmen (is that 40 sketches or 40 individuals in a few sketches? ). I do know that in one of his books he mentions a sketch of Gordon of Glenbucket and I do not have that one

    At any rate here is what I have (some I've included Reid's comments).
    Enjoy!



    Jacobite Hussars raised by John Murray of Broughton


    Highland Clansman identified by the Penicuik artist as Duncan MacGregor of Dalnasplutrach


    T. E. ("TERRY") HOLMES
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    "Ah, here comes the Bold Highlander. No @rse in his breeks but too proud to tug his forelock..." Rob Roy (1995)

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    Penicuik sketches pt2

    identified as 'Glengarry' - presumably Colonel Angus McDonnell, Glengarry's second son who was accidentally shot & killed on 22 January 1746




    portly Highland officer (right) is not identified, however he fits contemporary descriptions of Charles Stewart of Ardesheal, commander of the Appin Regiment


    Clansman identified as "Shiterluck Younger" - presumably the McGhie of Shirloch mortally wounded & captured at Culloden while serving with the Atholl Brigade
    T. E. ("TERRY") HOLMES
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    "Ah, here comes the Bold Highlander. No @rse in his breeks but too proud to tug his forelock..." Rob Roy (1995)

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    Penicuik sketches pt3

    Clansman with a Turceach - or Turkish-style, bladed broadsword


    Highlanders arresting a woman in an Edinburgh street


    Highland swordsman with a Turceach blade


    Highland soldier with Lochaber axe. Interestingly, only two out of nearly 40 Clansmen sketched by the Penicuik artist are armed with this weapon. Note that he also appears to be wearing breeches
    T. E. ("TERRY") HOLMES
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    "Ah, here comes the Bold Highlander. No @rse in his breeks but too proud to tug his forelock..." Rob Roy (1995)

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    Witness to Rebellion

    Quote Originally Posted by BEEDEE View Post
    There is a copy available here http://www.myarmoury.com/books/offer...747&action=New but it's $150. Don;t know how much you want it.

    Brian
    Apparently its being republished sometime this month!

    John Maclean's Journal of the 'Forty Five and the Penicuik Drawings

    Witness to Rebellion

    John Maclean's Journal of the 'Forty Five and the Penicuik Drawings

    ISBN: 9781906566142
    Author: (Editors) Iain Gordon Brown and Hugh Cheape
    Imprint: John Donald
    Publication Date: Aug 2009
    Format: PB
    Price: 14.99
    Stock Status: not yet published
    T. E. ("TERRY") HOLMES
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    "Ah, here comes the Bold Highlander. No @rse in his breeks but too proud to tug his forelock..." Rob Roy (1995)

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    Quote Originally Posted by BoldHighlander View Post
    Apparently its being republished sometime this month!

    John Maclean's Journal of the 'Forty Five and the Penicuik Drawings

    Witness to Rebellion

    John Maclean's Journal of the 'Forty Five and the Penicuik Drawings

    ISBN: 9781906566142
    Author: (Editors) Iain Gordon Brown and Hugh Cheape
    Imprint: John Donald
    Publication Date: Aug 2009
    Format: PB
    Price: 14.99
    Stock Status: not yet published
    Thanks for the sketches. And for the news about the publication of the journal.
    Jay
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    The book!!

    HI , There's a copy for sale on amazon. Here's the link!! http://www.amazon.com/Witness-Rebell...0127394&sr=1-1
    Hope this help you out. Later,uncletom

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    More Penicuik sketches:

    Hello all,
    I just happened to be flipping thru another book by Stuart Reid & ran across some more Penicuik sketches, including the one of Gordon of Glenbucket. I'll post them (w/Reid's comments) below.
    Enjoy!
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    Left-handed Highlander. Like most gentleman, as distinct from ordinary clansmen depicted by the artist, he wears trews rather than a plaid.


    An elegant but unnamed Highland gentleman in trews.


    a Highland sentry.


    John Gordon of Glenbucket. The sketch corresponds w/ other eyewitness accounts describing him as bent over with rheumatism and riding a grey Highland pony. (note: unfortunately if I attempt to enlarge this sketch it looses all detail...sorry.)


    Alexander MacDonald of Keppoch, killed at Culloden.


    Some very scruffy looking British regulars...such illustrations of soldiers' actual appearance on campaign are very rare indeed.

    T. E. ("TERRY") HOLMES
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    "Ah, here comes the Bold Highlander. No @rse in his breeks but too proud to tug his forelock..." Rob Roy (1995)

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    "Rebell Gratitude"

    The following is a contemporary engraving entitled "Rebell Gratitude". It depicts the shooting of Captain Crosett, Engineer and ADC to Cumberland, by a Highland officer whose life had been spared.



    I know its not a Penicuik sketch but since it is listed as a contemporary sketch from the era, I thought I'd post it for you. If I run into any other contemporary or eyewitness pieces I'll post them as well
    Last edited by BoldHighlander; 13th August 09 at 01:15 AM.
    T. E. ("TERRY") HOLMES
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    "Ah, here comes the Bold Highlander. No @rse in his breeks but too proud to tug his forelock..." Rob Roy (1995)

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    Paul Sandby (1725-1809)

    Paul Sandby , 1725-1809, English watercolorist and draftsman. Accompanying Cumberland's army, he was employed to survey the Highlands of Scotland after the 1745 rebellion. During his years in Scotland (1746-51) he learned to interpret landscape with delicacy and precision of detail. Most of his paintings of landscapes are done in watercolor or gouache; many of his most important drawings he reproduced in aquatint, a process that he introduced in England. Windsor Castle is the subject of a number of his drawings, which have sometimes been confused with those of his brother, Thomas (1721-99), also a fine draftsman. Much of Paul's work is in the Victoria and Albert Museum.

    Sketch by Paul Sandby:


    Two Jacobite prisoners being escorted by four infantrymen.
    Watercolour by Paul Sandby:



    T. E. ("TERRY") HOLMES
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    "Ah, here comes the Bold Highlander. No @rse in his breeks but too proud to tug his forelock..." Rob Roy (1995)

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