Tag : Robert Burns

Souter Johhnie's Cottage
Feb 27th, 2012 | | Conservation | National Trust for Scotland | Portfolio | No Comments

Souter Johnnie’s Cottage

In 1789 Robert Burns was asked to produce a witch tale to accompany a picture of Alloway Kirk in the book Antiquities of Scotland. His response was a poem regarded by many as his masterpiece: Tam O'Shanter. The...

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Patrick Baty carried out the paint analysis on the interior and exterior
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Conservation | Exterior | National Trust for Scotland | Portfolio | No Comments

Broughton House, Kirkcudbright

Broughton House is a mid-eighteenth century house in the town of Kirkcudbright. From 1901 to 1933 the artist Edward Atkinson Hornel lived and worked there. He was one of the 'Glasgow Boys' who were influenced by...

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