A village scene, probably depicting Burns’ birthplace
- A village scene, probably depicting Burns’ birthplace
Information from accompanying cards: Each volume displays an interesting fore-edge painting. Vol. II. – A village scene, probably depicting Burns’ birthplace.
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
- Collection (local):
Special Collections, Rare Books
Burns, Robert, 1759-1796
ScotlandSouth Ayrshire (county)Ayr
- 1 painting : watercolor on fore edge of book
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
- Notes (acquisition):
Gift of Alfred H. Wiggin, May 1951.
- Notes (date):
Date of painting unknown. Publication date of book: 1823.
Title from accompanying cards.
Found on: The poetical works of Robert Burns : including several pieces not inserted in Dr. Currie's edition : exhibited under a new plan of arrangement and preceded by an original life of the author and a critique upon his writings with an enlarged glossary, vol. 2
Additional information: Depicts the birthplace of poet Robert Burns, "Burns' Cottage," in Alloway, Scotland.
- Notes (object):
Fore-edge/fanned to the right
- Call #:
PR4300 .L5 1823x