Alloway Auld Kirk, Ayrshire 1790



This is a Digital Image not an actual print
Robert Burns asked his friend Francis Grose to include an engraving of the Alloway Auld Kirk in his book of antiquites. Grose said yes, only if Burns would write a piece to accompany the image. Burns wrote ‘Tam O’ Shanter’.
Drawn by Francis Grose for ‘The Antiquities of Scotland’ by Francis Grose, 1797.

Copper engraving
Original image size approx. 18.0 x 12.5 cm
Digital size 35.8 cm x 25.2 cm px
35.3 cm x 25.2 cm (300 dpi)