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Introduction:
Catalogue of Burns' Relics, &c, now exhibiting in the Observatory. This exhibition catalogue lists the material relating to Robert Burns which was assembled for an exhibition held at the Observatory, Dumfries, now Dumfries Museum.
Image Rights Holder:
Dumfries & Galloway Museums Service
Ref:
DUMFM:0198.332.A
Project:
39:Robert Burns in Dumfries and Galloway
Material:
Paper
Dimensions:
Page size: 137 mm x 215 mm
What:
Book, 'Catalogue of Burns Relics', detail
Who:
Robert Burns (1759 - 1796) (lists artefacts associated with him)
Herald Office (Dumfries) (printer)
When:
c 1882
Where:
Dumfries Museum, Dumfries & Galloway
Description:
The exhibition was staged to co-incide with the unveiling of Burns Statue, Dumfries on 6 April 1882. Relics of Robert Burns, Jean Armour Burns and their family were treasured and preserved. At this time many were still in private collections.