The Picturesque Beauties of Rowlandson
Daily from Saturday 29 July – Thursday 30 November
Included in Standard Free Entry
Samuel Johnson travelled the Western Isles of Scotland with James Boswell from August to November 1773.
To commemorate the 250th anniversary of Johnson’s Tour, the Birthplace will be displaying the full set of caricature etchings by celebrated satirist Thomas Rowlandson, after drawings by Samuel Collings, published in 1784. Other collection items relating to Johnson’s Tour will be on display throughout the Museum.
The set of twenty prints will be on display in the Birth Room in four parts, with the display changing in August, September, October, and November. Visit us to see all 4 parts for a special discount to use over Christmas in the Museum shop.