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Manuscript, Letter, Ephemera Created date: unknown
This letter was written by Robert Burns from the Scottish town of Mauchline in Ayrshire, where he lived from 1784. He is...
Manuscript, Letter Created date: undated
Manuscript Created date: 1788-94
‘A Red, Red Rose’ is one of the most famous of all Scottish love songs, collected by Robert Burns in 1794. Burns origin...
Manuscript Created date: unknown
‘The Cotter’s Saturday Night’ by Robert Burns marks a turning point in the history of the pastoral poem. Pastoral poems ...
Manuscript Created date: late 18th century
The Hastie Manuscript – it is named after Archibald Hastie, who bequeathed it to the British Museum in 1858 – contains 1...
Book, Illustration, Image
In the 19th century, the Scottish poet Robert Burns was admired by a number of Russian intellectuals for his empathy wit...
Robert Burns came to the public eye with the publication of Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect (1786), published in ...