Visually Impaired Tour | Portrait Gallery Highlights

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 our Visually Impaired Programme that also includes tours of the:

Highlights of the Scottish National Gallery

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