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Painting in oils by D.O. Hill, RSA titled 'Burns Cottage, interior'

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'Burns Cottage, interior'; painting in oils by D.O. Hill, RSA, circa 1838

Introduction:
Robert Burns (1759-96) Scotland's National Poet was born in a small thatched 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 in Dumfries of heart disease aged only 37 years.
Image Rights Holder:
National Trust for Scotland
Ref:
BMT28
Project:
198:The History of Robert Burns at Alloway
What:
Painting in oils by D.O. Hill, RSA titled 'Burns Cottage, interior'
Subject:
This painting in the possession of the Burns Monument Trust was presented to them by Chas. R. Cowie of Glasgow.
Who:
Robert Burns (poet)
D.O. Hill (artist)
When:
c 1836
Where:
The Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, South Ayrshire
Background:
This painting in the possession of the Burns Monument Trust was presented to them by Chas. R. Cowie of Glasgow.
Description:
This oil painting of the Poets birthplace in Alloway by D.O. Hill, RSA, was completed about 1836 over 70 years after the Burnes family left.