Robert Burns

Robert Burns was born on 25th January 1751 in Alloway near Ayr. He was the eldest of seven children.

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This portrait is considered the best likeness of Burns. It was painted by Alexander Naysmith who was a good friend. The portrait hangs in the Scottish National Portrait Gallery.

For more information on his life and work: http://www.burnsmuseum.org.uk/

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