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Brass Candlestick, said to have belonged to Robert Burns

Introduction:
Robert Burns (1759-96), Scotland's National Poet was born in a small cottage in Alloway, Ayrshire the son of a market gardener who feued 7 acres locally. During a short period the farmer poet composed a wealth of songs and poems. He died of heart disease in Dumfries aged only 37 years.
Image Rights Holder:
National Trust for Scotland
Ref:
BMT255
Project:
198:The History of Robert Burns at Alloway
Material:
Brass
Dimensions:
18cm long
What:
Brass Candlestick, said to have belonged to Burns
Subject:
The candlestick is displayed at Burns Cottage Museum in Alloway.
Who:
Robert Burns (poet)
When:
1790's
Where:
The Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, South Ayrshire
Background:
The candlestick is displayed at Burns Cottage Museum in Alloway.
Description:
The brass candlestick displayed is said to have belonged to the Poet.