Alloway Kirk in 1840, Ayrshire



The setting for Burns’ famous poem ‘Tam O’ Shanter’. Burns’ father, William Burnes, is buried in the churchyard. Engraved by W. Forrest after the painting by David Octavius Hill (1802-1870) for ‘The Land of Burns’ by John Wilson (Christopher North), and Robert Chambers. Published by Blackie & Son, Glasgow 1840. Paper size approx. 200 x 260 mm.

Steel engraving
Image size approx. 140 x 90 mm.