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Postcard of Tam O'Shanter & Souter Johnnie

Description:
The hero of Robert Burns' poem 'Tam O'Shanter' was depicted as wearing a round, flat crowned woollen bonnet.  This soon became known as the 'Tam O'Shanter' although today the term more frequently refers to a beret.
Materials/Media:
paper
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Digital Number:
DMDO027n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council