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Burns Centenary bottle, 1896 (1)

Period:
19th Century
Description:

This bottle issued by Daniel, a Dumfries chemist, depicts Burns' Mausoleum in St Michael's Churchyard, Dumfries.  It was produced to commemorate the centenary of Robert Burns' death in 1896.  The clear glass bottle has a cork stopper.

 

The centenary on 21 July 1896 saw national celebrations to mark the poet's life and achievements.

Materials/Media:
glass, cork
Dimensions:
height 180mm, width 75mm, depth 38mm
Source:
Robert Burns Centre
Accession number:
DUMFM:0198.131
Digital Number:
BCBN038n
Creation Date:
1896
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council