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Monody on the Death of Burns

Period:
19th Century
Description:

In Memoriam; Monody on the Death of Burns by William Roscoe.  First published in Dr Currie's Edition of the Works of Burns, May 1800.

 

This poster commemorates the centenary of the death of Robert Burns.  It celebrates links with Liverpool's Burns Club, and William Roscoe and Dr Currie, who helped to secure provision for the future of Burns' family.  The poster features 15 printed verses by Roscoe, along with portraits of Burns, Roscoe and Dr Currie.

Materials/Media:
paper
Dimensions:
height 415mm, width 280mm
Source:
Robert Burns House, Dumfries
Accession number:
DUMFM:0198.400
Digital Number:
BHBN116n
Creation Date:
1896
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council