Bust, of Robert Burns
Robert Burns statuette
- Throughout the 19th century the cult of Burns rose to huge proportions. Images derived from his work and of the poet himself were frequently used in domestic ornamentation and were to be found in most Scottish homes.
- Image Rights Holder:
- Dumfries & Galloway Museums Service
- 39:Robert Burns in Dumfries and Galloway
- Height: 210 mm, diameter (base): 80 mm, width (maximum): 145 mm
- Bust, of Robert Burns
- Robert Burns (1759 - 1796) (representation (after Alexander Nasmyth))
- 1787 (date of original portrait)
- Robert Burns Centre, Dumfries & Galloway
- This small plaster bust of Robert Burns is modeled on the famous original portrait by Alexander Nasmyth. The pedestal is engraved 'Burns'.