Lady Mary Leslie, portrait of a young girl with four lambs. Youngest child of John, 10th Earl of Rothes and his first wife, Hannah Howard. Taken from a portrait by Reynolds now in the possession of the Iveagh Trust which hangs at Kenwood House, North London. 9 1/2 x 11 1/2ins. A worn detail of […]
Lady Elizabeth Leslie. 4 1/2 x 3 1/2ins. 2nd daughter of 13th Earl of Rothes and his 2nd wife, Charlotte Julia. Engraved by Thomson from a drawing by W. Delacourt. Published by Whittaker & Co of London, 1831, in the series The Female Nobility.
Hannah Howard, 1st wife of John, 10th Earl of Rothes. 9 1/2 x 11 1/2ins. Taken from a portrait by Coates. (Not in the family’s possession)
Walter Leslie, 2nd son of John Leslie, 10th Baron of Balquhain, 1606-1667. 8 x 6 1/2ins. With Latin inscription. Count of the Holy Roman Empire, Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece.
Alexander Leslie of Auchintoul on a horse. 6 x 5ins. General in the Scottish army. Founder of the Russian branch. Head and shoulders of the above. 5 x 3ins.
David Leslie, 1st Lord Newark 1601-1682. 7 x 6ins. Taken from an original by Sir P. Lely in the collection of The Duke of Hamilton. Small circlet 3 1/2ins. diam. Another circlet of the same.
Alexander Leslie, 1st Earl of Leven. 7 x 8 1/2ins. Man in armour, detailed face, line drawn armour. Oval 6 x 4ins. From a miniature in the possession of The Earl of Leven.
Joh Leslie, Bishop of Ross, 1526-1596. 7 x 5ins. Published 1795 by L. Herbert, London, engraved by Barlow. Lawyer, theologian and political adviser to Mary, Queen of Scots. Author of ‘The Laws of Scotland’ and ‘The History of Scotland 1436-1561.’
John, 7th Earl and Duke of Rothes. 6 x 7ins. Inscribed as ‘from the original of Sir P. Lely in the collection of the Earl of Rothes. Drawn by W. Hilton R.A. & Engraved with permission by C. Peart.’ The portrait by Sir P. Lely of the Earl is unlike this illustration which was almost […]
The Duke of Rothes died at Holyrood Palace in Edinburgh, 1681. His body was transported back to Leslie House, Fife, for internment in the family vault. The order of precedence in the procession for the many civil and military bodies wishing to be represented was laid down by The Lord Lyon and published in four […]
John, 9th Earl of Rothes, eldest son of Maragret, 8th Countess in her own right. Oval in a square, 5 x 4 1/2ins. Incorrectly entitled 7th Earl but undoubtedly 9th by comparison with P19, P27 & P29.
Taken from the Reynolds portrait. Two copies, engraved by J. McArdell. 20 x 13 1/2ins.
John, 6th Earl of Rothes. 6 x 4 1/2ins. Full length. Latin inscription dated 1625. Another, oval on a square, head and shoulders. 5 x 4ins. From a drawing in the possession of A.H. Sutherland, published 1816 by T.Rodd of London.
A view of Leslie House. 11 1/4 x 9ins. Published by W. Miller, 1803. Another copy of the above. 7 1/4 x 10ins. With legend, probably as the house was before the fire 1763. Distant view of Leslie House (Web opening page) 5 x 7ins. After the fire 1763
James, 2nd Count Leslie on a horse. 6 x 5ins. Nephew and heir to Count Walter. Sponsor for Laurus Lesliana (1692)
Mary Lloyd, 2nd wife of John, 10th Earl of Rothes. 11 1/2 x 9 1/2ins. Said to be taken from a Reynolds portrait. (Not in the family’s possession). She married secondly Bennett Langton, a friend of Dr Samuel Johnson.
A view of Leslie House. 11 1/4 x 9ins. Published by W. Miller, 1803. Another copy of the above. 7 1/4 x 10ins. With legend, probably as the house was before the fire 1763. Distant view of Leslie House (Web opening page) 5 x 7ins. After the fire 1763.