Portrait Gallery | Audio tour

Portrait Gallery Audio Tour for visually impaired audiences.

Enjoy a descriptive audio tour of nine iconic portraits at the Scottish National Portrait 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 a programme of tours for Visually Impaired audiences that also includes a tour of the sculpture park at the Galleries of Modern Art.

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

William Birnie Rhind, William Wallace, About 1272 - 1305, 1787

 

Alexander Nasmyth, Robert Burns, 1759 - 1796. Poet, 1787

 

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Antonio David, Prince Charles Edward Stuart, 1720 - 1788. Eldest son of Prince James Francis Edward Stuart, 1732

 

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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, 1747

 

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Alexander (Sandy) Moffat, Poet's Pub, 1980

 

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Allan Ramsay, David Hume, 1711 - 1776. Historian and philosopher, 1754

 

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John Byrne, John Patrick Byrne, b. 1940. Artist, dramatist and stage designer (Self-portrait in a Flowered Jacket), 1971-73

 

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

 

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27 March 2020