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Copper stew pan from the Burns' household

Introduction:
This small copper stew pan was used by Robert Burns' family during the time they lived in Burns House, Dumfries.
Image Rights Holder:
Dumfries & Galloway Museums Service
Ref:
DUMFM:1964.144.5
Project:
39:Robert Burns in Dumfries and Galloway
Material:
Metal, copper; metal, iron (handle)
Dimensions:
Length (handle): 200 mm; diameter: 150 mm
What:
Pan, stewpan
Subject:
Relics of Robert Burns, Jean Armour Burns and their household were treasured and preserved.
Who:
Robert Burns (1759 - 1796) (belonged to his household)
Thomson Collection (Hole in the Wa', High Street, Dumfries) (from)
When:
Late 18th century
Where:
Robert Burns House, Dumfries & Galloway
Background:
Relics of Robert Burns, Jean Armour Burns and their household were treasured and preserved.
Description:
Jean Armour Burns, the poet's widow, continued to live in the family home following the poet's death in 1796. She remained there for the rest of her life and by the time of her own death in 1834, the house had become a place of pilgrimage.