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Souter Johnnie

Souter Johnnie's Cottage

Description:
The character of Souter Johnnie, Tam O'Shanter's drinking partner was inspired by a real life person, John Davidson, who was the village shoemaker in Kirkoswald and lived and worked in this cottage which can still be visited today.
Place of Production:
Kirkoswald, South Ayrshire
Materials/Media:
glass plate slide
Source:
Dean Castle
Accession number:
GL.R1237
Digital Number:
EAGP159n
Creation Date:
c.1900
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council