Show Navigation

Plaster Bust of Burns by D.W. Stevenson, RSA

Back

View Large Image

Plaster Bust of Robert Burns by D.W. Stevenson RSA, 1905

Introduction:
Robert Burns (1759-96) Scotland's National Poet was born in a small thatched cottage in Alloway, Ayrshire the son of a market gardener who feued 7 acres locally. During a short period the farmer poet composed a wealth of songs and poems. He died in Dumfries of heart disease aged only 37 years.
Image Rights Holder:
National Trust for Scotland
Ref:
BMT62
Project:
198:The History of Robert Burns at Alloway
Material:
Plaster
Dimensions:
38cm high
What:
Plaster Bust of Burns by D.W. Stevenson, RSA
Subject:
The bust is on display in the museum at Burns Cottage, Alloway.
Who:
Robert Burns (poet)
When:
Late 1800's
Where:
The Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, South Ayrshire
Background:
The bust is on display in the museum at Burns Cottage, Alloway.
Description:
The plaster bust of Burns was sculpted by D.W. Stevenson, RSA and was presented by W.G. Stevenson in 1905.