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Burns Arms Inn, Alloway

Introduction:
This inn stands at the end of the more modern bridge over the River Doon. The 'auld brig' can be seen in the distance, to the left. Two men and a boy stand at the entrance, a woman to the left and another man cutting a hedge towards the bridge.
Image Rights Holder:
Glasgow City Council Libraries and Archives
Ref:
A037
Project:
646:The Thomas Annan Collection
Material:
Paper
Dimensions:
170 x 120mm
What:
Photograph of inn
Subject:
These prints are from albums compiled by Thomas Annan's firm. They did not appear in the published collections, although some were duplicated and advertised for sale from a catalogue of individual prints. No original negatives survive for any of them.
Who:
Robert Burns (inn named for)
Thomas Annan (1829-1887) (photographer)
When:
1855-1887 (working life of photographer)
Where:
The Mitchell Library, Glasgow
Background:
These prints are from albums compiled by Thomas Annan's firm. They did not appear in the published collections, although some were duplicated and advertised for sale from a catalogue of individual prints. No original negatives survive for any of them.
Description:
Albumen print from collodion negative.