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Burns Street, Dumfries

Introduction:
It was in this ordinary sandstone house in a quiet back street of Dumfries that Robert Burns spent the last three years of his life. He died here on 21 July 1796. Following his death the house became a place of pilgrimage for his admirers.
Image Rights Holder:
Dumfries & Galloway Museums Service
Ref:
DUMFM:0198.228
Project:
39:Robert Burns in Dumfries and Galloway
Material:
Oil on canvas; wood (frame)
Dimensions:
Image - length: 365 mm width: 440 mm
What:
Painting, oil, (Burns House)
Who:
Robert Burns (1759 - 1796) (representation (of his home))
J ? Mackenzie (artist)
When:
Late 19th century
Where:
Robert Burns House, Dumfries & Galloway
Description:
The painting is of a late 19th Century street scene. Burns House stands on the right of Mill Street, by then renamed Burns Street, with two dogs in the foreground, and a man with a barrow further down the street. The town of Dumfries is behind.