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Tam O'Shanter

Period:
18th Century
Description:

One of the original manuscripts of Tam O' Shanter, written in Burns' own hand.  Tam O'Shanter was composed by Robert Burns, in 1790, for his friend Francis Grose to be included in his publication 'Antiquities of Scotland (vol.2)' to accompany an engraving of Alloway Kirk.

 

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Part of the James McKie Collection.

 

Materials/Media:
paper
Dimensions:
205 x 325mm
Source:
Dean Castle
Digital Number:
EADO007a
Creation Date:
1790
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council


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