Mrs Burns and her Granddaughter Sarah, aged 9



Engraved by W. Holl after the painting of 1830 by Samuel MacKenzie SA (1785-1847) for ‘The Land of Burns’ by Robert Chambers 1840. This engraving originally appeared in ‘The Poems, Letters and Land of Burns’ 1838. The granddaughter is Sarah Burns (1821-1909), daughter of James Glencairn Burns and Sarah Robinson. Sarah’s mother died aged 24 only 5 days after giving birth.

Steel engraving
Original image size 10.2 x 12.4 cm
Digital image size 2421 x 2930 px
20.4 x 24.8 cm (300 dpi)