Bonnie Prince Charlie portrait leaves Palace of Holyroodhouse for major Jacobites exhibition
A painting of Prince Charles Edward Stuart (Bonnie Prince Charlie) at the age of 19 is ready to be moved from the Palace of Holyroodhouse where it will form part of a Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites exhibition at National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh this summer. Download your free guide to the Year of History, Heritage & Archaeology.
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Bonnie Prince Charlie & the Jacobites is at National Museum of Scotland from 23 June to 12 November 2017. Entry £10 adult/ £8 concession/ £7 child (under 12s free)/ NMS members free.
The exhibition includes More than 300 spectacular objects including paintings, costumes, jewellery, documents, weapons and glassware, exploring who the Jacobites really were and examining some of the misconceptions that have surrounded their story for generations.
For more information, visit the Museum's website.
Caption: curator at the Palace of Holyroodhouse preparing a portrait of Bonnie Prince Charlie before it goes on loan for the National Museum’s big summer exhibition, Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites which opens next month.
(Image copyright Stewart Attwood; video copyright National Museums Scotland)