Museum to show rediscovered Robert Burns manuscript

Museum to show rediscovered Robert Burns manuscript

A rediscovered original Robert Burns manuscript is to go on display at a Renfrewshire museum in the new year.
The short verse has been in Paisley Museum and Art Gallery's collection for almost 100 years.
It was verified last year by Professor Gerard Carruthers of Glasgow University Centre for Robert Burns Studies.
The parchment will go on display at the museum in January to coincide with Burns Night and when light levels are low enough to protect the delicate ink.
The verse, which was written in reply to a party invitation, is said to be in typical Burns style and uses wordplay combining... read more

30 November 2016 in Regional, Views: 42
Source: BBC

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