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Book, ' The Poetical Works of Robert Burns'

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'The Poetical Works of Robert Burns', has the signatures and photograph of his sons

Introduction:
This edition of Robert Burns' work was published in 1859, the centenary of his birth. It contains an early carte de visite photograph of his sons, James Glencairn Burns and William Nicol Burns and also their signatures.
Image Rights Holder:
Dumfries & Galloway Museums Service
Ref:
DUMFM:0198.465
Project:
39:Robert Burns in Dumfries and Galloway
Material:
Paper, board
Dimensions:
163 mm x 110 mm
What:
Book, ' The Poetical Works of Robert Burns'
Who:
James Glencairn Burns (son of the poet, Robert Burns) (contains his signature; illustrated)
William Nicol Burns (1791 - 1872) (son of the poet, Robert Burns) (contains his signature; illustrated)
Robert Burns (1759 - 1796) (poetical works by)
Reverend Robert Aris Willmott (editor)
Routledge, Warnes and Routledge (Farringdon Street, London; 18 Beekman Street, New York) (publisher)
Savill and Edwards (Chandos Street, London) (printer)
When:
1859
9 December 1861 (signed)
Where:
Robert Burns House, Dumfries & Galloway
Description:
Both men left Dumfries in early life and made distinguished careers in the East India Company. They maintained homes in Cheltenham and retired there.