Manuscript note above engraving: "Dead", and below reads: "Lash-me-has Col. Brown". This is Dr John Brown alias “the devil killer”. See John Kay's Edinburgh portraits (74457553) portrait no cxxxv, pp. 394f., vol. 2; Kay’s portrait is later.
Edinburgh characters by J. Jenkins
Around 150 hand-coloured caricatures of Edinburgh celebrities and unknown characters. Etchings by artist J. Jenkins in the style of John Kay. Plates dated from 1799 to 1805. Characters include prominent people like Lord Dundas, Sir John Sinclair, Earl of Crawford, Lord Montague. Also 'a leads merchant' and an unidentified soldier.