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Illustrated London News

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Illustrated Historic News & Events ©

Celebrates

250 Years of Robert Burns

2009


Here is a wonderful collection of Burns material amassed to celebrate
250 years of Burns
a collection from the Illustrated London News in CD form covering historic events
 and news from the Centenary of the birth of Robert Burns in 1859.


To order go to the



This is what is on the disk 25 high resolution wood engraved images and 34 articles
Engravings and articles (it is an engraving if not marked as an Article )



1. "Alloway's auld haunted kirk" - half page approx 16cm x 25cm (plus article The Burns Centenary and it's meaning)

2. " (continuation of article The Burns Centenary and it's meaning)

3. Article " Town and table talk on Literature - just discussing Burns"

4. "Large scan nearly A2 of a double page engraving showing Burns in a field writing a poem surrounded by scenes from various other poems"

5. " Full Page scan of the  large Burns engraving which is half the full engraving"

6. "Full page - the other half of the Large engraving  of Burns (A2 is too big to scan)

7. Article "The Burns Centenary Festivals about what is happening in London, Bradford, Huddersfield, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne, Rochdale, Bristol, Southampton, Isle of Wight, Dumfries, Edinburgh and Glasgow - including an Ode on the Centenary of Burns"

8. Article "Burns prize Ode and about Miss Craig"

9. Article Advert "read Robert Burns in the Leisure Hour with portrait and engraving"

10. Article "Burns visit to Neil Gow"

11. Article poem "At ther grave of Robert Burns" by Charles Mackay

12. Article "Ayr and the birthplace of the poet"

13. "Burns visit to Neil Gow in August 1787" a group in sculpture by Anderson of Perth - Third of a page

14. "Burns cottage at Ayr" small

15. "Tam O' Shanter Tavern" small

16. "The room in which Burns was born" Third of a page

17. Article - continuation of "Ayr and the birthplace of the poet"

18. "Twa brigs of Ayr" - half page

19. "The auld Brig of Doon, with Burn's monument and a glimpse of Alloway kirk in the distance" half page

20. "The room in which Burns died at Dumfries"- quarter page

21. "Lincluden Abbey near Dumfries"- half page

22. Article "Isa Craig and the prize poem on Burns"

23. Article "The Burns Centenary at Dumfries"

24. "The Burn's mausoleum at Dumfries" - Half page (and continuation of the article "The Burns Centenary at Dumfries")

25. "Burns farm at Ellisland, on the river Nith, near Dumfries" Third of a page

26. " The Burns centenary festival: The procession in the high street, Dumfries" Full page landscape 39cm x 26cm

27. Article " Town and table talk on Literature concerning Burns pistols"

28. "Burns' house in Dumfries" small 10cm x 6cm approx

29. "Toothache" from a figure in stone by Mr. Anderson medium 8cm x 15cm approx

30. "The Globe Tavern, Dumfries" small

31. "The procession at Dumfries: triple arch in the High Street" Third of a page

32. Article continuation of the article "The Burns Centenary at Dumfries") on p128

33. "Festival at rhe Crystal Palace, Sydenham to Celebrate Burns Centenary" half page

34. Article "Festival at rhe Crystal Palace, Sydenham to Celebrate Burns Centenary"

35. "Room in the Globe Tavern, Dumfries, used by Burns" medium size

36. Article "The citizens banquet in the Corn Exchange, Edinburgh,in the Dunedin Hall

37. "The citizens banquet in the Corn Exchange, Edinburgh,in the Dunedin Hall" Full Page

38. Article " A sketch in the neighbourhood of Ayr" accompanies engraving see...

39. "A sketch near Ayr taken from the south side of the Doon" medium size

40. Article "the Burns celebrations at Aberdeen"

41. Article "the Burns celebrations at Birmingham"

42. Article "the Burns celebrations at Carlisle"

43. .Article "the Burns celebrations at Cheltenham"

44. Article "the Burns celebrations at Derby"

45. Article "the Burns celebrations at Bury"

46. Article "the Burns celebrations at Bolton"

47. Article "the Burns celebrations at Dublin"

48. Article "the Burns celebrations at Dundee"

49. Article "the Burns celebrations at Montrose"

50. Article "the Burns celebrations at Greenock"

51. Article "the Burns celebrations at Nottingham"

52. Article "the Burns celebrations at Oldham"

53. Article "the Burns celebrations at Paisley"

54. Article "the Burns celebrations at Perth"

55. Article "the letter of Burns to James Clarke"

56. "The Burns Press Chair" small

57. Article "The Burns Press Chair"

58. "The Burns banquet at Montreal" Full page

59. Article "The Burns Centenary Festivals in Canada"




 



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