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Medals, Burns Commemorative, in display stand

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Commemorative medals in a presentation stand, reverse sides

Introduction:
This group of medals includes those marking the centenary of Robert Burns' birth 1859 in white metal and bronze and those marking the centenary of his death in 1896 in white metal, bronze and silver. (The remaining medal is of Sir Walter Scott).
Image Rights Holder:
Dumfries & Galloway Museums Service
Ref:
DUMFM:1988.37.A
Project:
39:Robert Burns in Dumfries and Galloway
Material:
Wood, oak; glass
Dimensions:
Height: 327 mm width: 414 mm depth: 200 mm
What:
Medals, Burns Commemorative, in display stand
Subject:
These medals, in a presentation stand, was given to Mr. Adam C Hay in 1934 recognition for his support for the Jean Armour Burns Houses in Mauchline by the Glasgow and District Burns Association.
Who:
Adam C Hay (presented to him by The Glasgow and District Burns Association (for his support for the Jean Armour Burns properties in Mauchline))
Glasgow and District Burns Association (given by them to Mr Hay (as a recognition for his support for the Jean Armour Burns properties in Mauchline))
Robert Burns (1759 - 1796) (associated)
When:
1859 (centenary of Robert Burns birth)
1896 (centenary of Robert Burns death)
1934 (date of presentation)
Where:
Robert Burns House, Dumfries & Galloway
Background:
These medals, in a presentation stand, was given to Mr. Adam C Hay in 1934 recognition for his support for the Jean Armour Burns Houses in Mauchline by the Glasgow and District Burns Association.
Description:
The centenary of Robert Burns birth occurred on the 25 January 1859 and the centenary of his death on 21 July 1896 both events saw national celebrations to commemorate his life and achievements.