Robert Burns Cottage and Birthplace, Alloway 1879



Sometime before his death in 1796, the cottage was sold to the Incorporation of Shoemakers of Ayr, one of whose members then turned it into an alehouse.¬†Engraved by J. Godfrey after a picture by J. Ramage for ‘The National Burns’ by Rev. George Gilfillan, 1879. Published by William Mackenzie c1879. Some grubby finger marks in the margins of the print but not affecting the image. Printed on toned paper, size approx. 190 x 245 mm.

Steel engraving
Image size 162 x 110 mm