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Souvenir bottle commemorating the centenary of Robert Burns' death, 1896

Introduction:
This bottle, issued by Daniel, a Dumfries chemist, depicts Burns' Mausoleum in St Michael's Churchyard, Dumfries. It was produced to commemorate the centenary of Robert Burns' death in 1896.
Image Rights Holder:
Dumfries & Galloway Museums Service
Ref:
DUMFM:1956.114
Project:
39:Robert Burns in Dumfries and Galloway
Material:
Glass; ? liquid; plant, fern
Dimensions:
Height: 150 mm, width: 61 mm, depth: 33 mm
What:
Bottle, centenary of Robert Burns death, 1896
Subject:
This bottle contains a clear liquid in which is preserved a frond of fern from one of the wreaths which were laid at Burns Mausoleum that day.
Who:
Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)
Daniel (Chemist) (Dumfries)
When:
1896
Where:
Robert Burns Centre, Dumfries & Galloway
Background:
This bottle contains a clear liquid in which is preserved a frond of fern from one of the wreaths which were laid at Burns Mausoleum that day.
Description:
The centenary of Robert Burns death on 21 July 1896 saw national celebrations to mark his life and achievements.