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Robert Burns

To the Immortal Memory; In Commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the Death of the Poet, 1796 - 1946

Period:
20th Century
Description:

This handbill commemorates the 150th anniversary of the death of Robert Burns.  It features a linocut portrait of Burns (after Naysmyth) by Culross Apin at the top.  There is an extract from Sir William Watson's "The Tomb of Burns" below, followed by ten commemorative verses by Culross Appin.

 

The handbill was discovered behind the print of silhouettes during reframing.                                         

Materials/Media:
paper
Dimensions:
width 140mm, height 330mm
Source:
Robert Burns House, Dumfries
Accession number:
DUMFM:0198.399
Digital Number:
BHBN115n
Creation Date:
1946
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council