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A village scene, probably depicting Burns’ birthplace

A village scene, probably depicting Burns’ birthplace

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Title:
A village scene, probably depicting Burns’ birthplace
Description:
Information from accompanying cards: Each volume displays an interesting fore-edge painting. Vol. II. – A village scene, probably depicting Burns’ birthplace.
Date:
(c) 1823
Format:
Paintings
Genre:
Watercolors
Fore-edge painting
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Special Collections, Rare Books
Subjects:
Farms
Farm life
Birthplaces
Burns, Robert, 1759-1796
Places:
ScotlandSouth Ayrshire (county)Ayr
Extent:
1 painting : watercolor on fore edge of book
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Notes (acquisition):
Gift of Alfred H. Wiggin, May 1951.
Notes (date):
Date of painting unknown. Publication date of book: 1823.
Notes:
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
Identifier:
07_04_000035A
Call #:
PR4300 .L5 1823x
Barcode:
39999063111114