Audio Described Tour | Portrait

Enjoy a descriptive audio tour of seven iconic portraits at the gallery. The tour, which has been developed specifically for people with sight loss, features detailed and evocative descriptions of artworks, including information about the context in which works were created and on artistic techniques.

This content is part of our Visually Impaired Programme that also includes tours of the:

Highlights at the National

Sculpture Park at the Modern

This tour is approx. 35 mins long and can also be accessed via our Soundcloud and Smartify.

William Birnie Rhind

William Wallace, About 1272 - 1305

Alexander Nasmyth

Robert Burns, 1759 - 1796. Poet

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Antonio David

Prince Charles Edward Stuart, 1720 - 1788. Eldest son of Prince James Francis Edward Stuart

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David Octavius Hill & Robert Adamson

Jeanie Wilson and Annie Linton
(1843 - 1847)

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Richard Wilson

Flora Macdonald [Fionnghal nighean Raghnaill ’ic Aonghais Òig], 1722 - 1790. Jacobite heroine

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Alexander (Sandy) Moffat

Poet's Pub

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Mary, Queen of Scots, 1542 - 1587. Reigned 1542 - 1567
(About 1610 - 1615)

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27 March 2020