Show Navigation

Burns

Robert Burns

Chronicle of the Hundredth Birthday of Robert Burns, 1859

Period:
19th Century
Description:

This book, edited by James Ballantine, gives an account of the celebrations which took place on 25th January 1859 on the hundredth anniversary of Robert Burns' birth.

 

This was the first Burns centenary to be marked and it saw national celebrations to commemorate his life and achievements.

 

The book has been used as a personal souvenir and includes pencil notes, annotated book markers, news cuttings and an annual dinner programme.

Materials/Media:
paper, board
Dimensions:
height 260, width 170mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Digital Number:
DMBN032b
Creation Date:
1859
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council