Highland Commoners

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Engraving plates of illustrations by Edward Burt, taken from Burt’s Letters from the North of Scotland, 1730.

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Self-Portrait by Joseph MacDonald (c. 1760).

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A weaver’s cottage in Islay, 1772, from Thomas Pennant’s ‘A tour of Scotland and voyage to the Hebrides, 1774’.

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From Thomas Pennant’s ‘A tour of Scotland and voyage to the Hebrides, 1774’.

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From Thomas Pennant’s ‘A tour of Scotland and voyage to the Hebrides, 1774’.

For more on the common highlander, be sure to check out the collection of eyewitness drawings from Penicuik House done in Edinburgh during the ’45.

For more on the common lowlander, check out Paul Sandby’s figure sketches done in Edinburgh directly following the ’45.

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