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The 1662 edition of John Speed's map of "The Kingdome of Scotland" replaced the four engravings of King James VI & I, his wife Anne, and their sons Henry and Charles from the original 1610 edition with drawings of "A Scotch Man", "A Scotch Woman", "A Highland Man", and "A Highland Woman". The map was printed in London and it is doubtful that the engraver had ever seen any Highlanders, though it is possible he may have encountered Lowlanders who were visiting London.
The human figure in the lower left corner is captioned "A Highland Man".
Speed, John. The Kingdome of Scotland. [London]: Roger Rea the Elder and Younger, .
1662 editions of John Speed's map of The Kingdome of Scotland are held by:
The National Library of Scotland has a scanned image of the 1662 edition of John Speed's map of The Kingdome of Scotland available online as part of their Digital Library, in the Maps of Scotland 1560-1928 section, at
 - John SPEED - The Kingdome of Scotland
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