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Thomas Carlyle

Essays on Burns and Scott by Thomas Carlyle

Period:
19th Century
Description:
Carlyle's "Essays on Burns" was the first work he completed after moving to Craigenputtock, near Dunscore.  His diary records "Finished a paper on Burns, September 16th 1828, at this Devil's Den, Craigenputtock."  It was first published in the "Edinburgh Review", and became one of the journal's best known articles.
Materials/Media:
paper
Dimensions:
width 96mm, height 145mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:0198.426
Digital Number:
DMBK038n
Creation Date:
1898
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council