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Engraving titled 'The meeting of Burns and Scott in Sciennes House, Edinburgh' after C. M. Hardie

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Framed engraving of 'The meeting of Burns and Scott' after Charles Martin Hardie ARSA

Introduction:
Robert Burns, the Scottish Poet, was born in Alloway, Ayrshire on 25th. January 1759. Robert who became a farmer left a legacy of songs, poems and letters to become Scotland's greatest poet. This fame led to many statues and memorials to his name around the world.
Image Rights Holder:
National Trust for Scotland
Ref:
BMT555
Project:
198:The History of Robert Burns at Alloway
Material:
Paper
Dimensions:
79cm x 58cm
What:
Engraving titled 'The meeting of Burns and Scott in Sciennes House, Edinburgh' after C. M. Hardie
Subject:
In the scene the main subjects are named below as the artist went to considerable lengths to create good likenesses of the main personages. To the left is Adam Ferguson stoking the fire, then Burns standing opposite Scott, Dugald Stuart seated, Joseph Black MD, Adam Smith, John Home (author of 'Douglas') and Dr Ja's Hutton Geologist.
Who:
Robert Burns (poet)
Charles M. Hardie ARSA (artist)
When:
1786
Where:
The Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, South Ayrshire
Background:
In the scene the main subjects are named below as the artist went to considerable lengths to create good likenesses of the main personages. To the left is Adam Ferguson stoking the fire, then Burns standing opposite Scott, Dugald Stuart seated, Joseph Black MD, Adam Smith, John Home (author of 'Douglas') and Dr Ja's Hutton Geologist.
Description:
This engraving of the Scene at Sciennes House in Edinburgh, home of Professor Adam Ferguson where Robert Burns and Walter Scott met in the winter of 1786-7 is based on the original painting by Charles Martin Hardie ARSA and was produced by the Swan Electric Engraving Co.