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Volume III of Joseph Cecil's collection of portraits and prints relating to the life of Mary Queen of Scots, mounted into five albums, with numerous prints per album page. The third volume contains British topographical views of places associated with the queen. Below is a brief summary of the contents:
Pages 1-2: Views of Aberdeen, including a street view of Wallace's Nook.
Pages 3-4: A view of Blair of Athole, and exterior and interior views of Borthwick Castle.
Page 5: Views of Burntisland Castle, Cambus Kenneth Abbey, and Cathcart Castle.
Pages 6-8: Views of Craigmillar Castle, including an interior of the Keep Tower, and two views of Cathcart Castle.
Page 9: Distant and close views of Crichton Castle.
Page 10: Views of the remains of Crookstone Castle.
Pages 11-12: Views of Cumner Abbey, Cumner Place, Dalkeith, Dalkeith House and church.
Page 13: View of Dumfries, including a view of the high street, and bridge; a view of Drummond Castle.
Pages 14-16: Views of Dunbarton Castle, some distant over the River Clyde.
Page 17: Views of the ruins of Dunbar Castle.
Pages 18-19: Views of Dunblane Cathedral, and the ruins of Dundrennan Abbey, including a watercolour on page 19.
Pages 20-22: Views of Dunfermline Abbey and town.
Page 23: Views of Dunkeld, including a view of the ruins of Dunkeld Cathedral.
Pages 24-5: Views of Donotter Castle.
Pages 26-28: Views of Falkland Palace, including some clippings of letterpress text.
Page 29: Two views of Glasgow.
Page 30: Views of Gordon Castle.
Page 31: A prospect of the town of Hamilton, and view of Hamilton Palace.
Page 32: View of the town of Haddington, and views of the Priory Church of Haddington, with bridge.
Pages 33-4: Views of Huntly Castle, and a detail of the principal door of the castle; a view of Hermitage Castle, and a view of Hawthornclen.
Page 35: Views of Inchmahone Priory.
Pages 36-7: Distant views of Inverness.
Page 38: View of Inverary Castle.
Page 39: Views of Jedburgh Abbey, Roxburghshire.
Page 40: Views of Kirkenbright Castle, and of Langsyde.
Page 41: Prospect of the town of Kelso.
Page 42: View of Leslie House, and views of Leith Harbour.
Pages 43-8: Exterior and interior views of Linlithgow Church and Palace.
Pages 49-51: Views of Loch Leven Castle.
Page 52: Views of Niddry Castle, and Loch of Monteath.
Page 53: Two distant views of Perth.
Pages 54-5: Views of St Andrews Castle,and Rosslyn Castle.
Pages 56-7: Views of Spinie Castle near Moray.
Page 58: Prospect of the town of Stirling.
Pages 59-62 (last): Views of and around Stirling Castle, and in the town of Stirling.
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Height: 570 millimetres
Width: 425 millimetres (album page)
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- The collection of prints and drawings relating to Mary Queen of Scots formed by Joseph Cecil of Northampton was purchased by the Museum from his widow in 1885 (1885,0509.52-1382). It was mounted in a single album, which was then broken up and the contents re-arranged into five albums, each of which is given a separate entry.
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