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Robert Burns

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1937,1019.11

  • Title (object)

    • Robert Burns
  • Description

    Portrait; half-length, standing, directed to the front, facing and looking to the left, castle and trees in the background; design in an oval frame; published state with Hayward's address. 1830, this state 1842
    Stipple and mezzotint

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1830
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 475 millimetres
    • Width: 350 millimetres (trimmed)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered within image with title, Burns's birth and death dates. Below image "To the Noblemen and Gentlemen of the Royal Caledonian Hunt, This Plate is with permission respectfully dedicated by their obedient humble servant, Wm Walker / Proof", and production detail, "Engraved by Wm. Walker and Sl. Cousins, from the original picture of the same size in the possession of Mrs Burns, painted by Alexr. Nasmyth in 1787 / London, Published by W. Hayward, Januay 1st 1842"
  • Bibliography

    • Whitman 1904 31.VI bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (BH/FF10/Portraits British CVII P4)

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1937

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1937,1019.11

Portrait; half-length, standing, directed to the front, facing and looking to the left, castle and trees in the background; design in an oval frame; published state with Hayward's address.  1830, this state 1842  Stipple and mezzotint

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Portrait; half-length, standing, directed to the front, facing and looking to the left, castle and trees in the background; design in an oval frame; published state with Hayward's address. 1830, this state 1842 Stipple and mezzotint

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