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Robert Burns

Plaque depicting Burns Cottage

Period:
20th Century
Description:

This rectangular plaque depicts the parlour at Burns Cottage, Alloway scene of the poets' birth place.  The relief design and deep frame create a 3-D effect.

 

Throughout the 19th century the cult of Burns rose to huge proportions.  Images derived from his life and work, and of the poet himself were frequently used in domestic ornamentation and were to be found in most Scottish homes.

Place of Production:
Osborne Pottery, Longton, Staffordshire
Materials/Media:
plaster, wax "Ivorex"
Dimensions:
height 170mm, width 246mm, depth 20mm
Source:
Robert Burns Centre
Accession number:
DUMFM:1969.86.2
Digital Number:
BCBN037n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council