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Pane of glass, inscribed with a poem attributed to Robert Burns

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Postcard of Pane of glass, inscribed with a poem attributed to Robert Burns.
000-100-001-711-C
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Pane of glass, inscribed with a poem attributed to Robert Burns

This pane of glass is scratched with a verse from a poem attributed to Robert Burns (1759-96). Burns was given a diamond-tipped stylus by his patron and friend, the Earl of Glencairn, and he had a habit of inscribing lines on windows.

Pane of glass, inscribed with the verse of a poem attributed to Burns

Robert Burns is acknowledged around the world as a poet and songwriter of extraordinary impact. His poetry has been translated into over 25 languages.


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Online ID: 000-100-001-711-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.NT 20
Date: 18th century
Material: Glass
Dimensions: 223 H mm x 200 mm
What: Pane
Subject: Miscellaneous (NMAS Classification)
Who: Robert Burns (Attributed author of inscribed verse)
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