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Robert Burns (1759–1796)
Robert Burns (1759–1796)
Robert Burns (1759–1796)
Robert Burns (1759–1796)
Robert Burns (1759–1796)
Robert Burns (1759–1796)

Photo credit: David Oudney / Art UK

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The sculpture was commissioned as a replica of the statue in Central Park, New York. Two further versions were made, which slightly altered the design, for London and Dunedin. It was refurbished by Powderhall Bronze foundry in 2010.

Date

1880

Medium

bronze & masonry

Accession number

DD1_DO_S002

Acquisition method

commissioned and funded by public subscription, 1877

Work type

Statue

Owner

Dundee District Council

Work status

extant

Unveiling date

1880

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at all times

Inscription description

on plinth: THOU LINGRING STAR WITH LESSNING RAY / THAT LOV'ST TO GREET THE EARLY MORN / AGAIN THOU USHERST IN THE DAY / MY MARY FROM MY SOUL WAS TORN / BURNS / INAUGURATED 16TH OCTOBER 1880


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Located at

Courier Place, City of Dundee

DD1 1DD