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Robert Burns

Punchbowl

Period:
18th Century
Description:

Punchbowl from the Queensberry Arms Inn, used by Robert Burns and his circle of friends in Sanquhar.

 

"...I had put up at Bailie Whigham's in Sanquhar, the only tolerable inn in the place".  Ellisland, March 23, 1789

 

At this time the Inn was owned by Mr Edward Whigham (1750 - 1823).  He was also Provost of Sanquhar from 1793 to 1796.

Materials/Media:
ceramic
Source:
Sanquhar Tolbooth Museum
Accession number:
SQRTM:1993.9
Digital Number:
SQBN002n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council