John Rogers - Robert Burns, 19th century

John Rogers (England, about 1808 - about 1888, New York)

Robert Burns, 19th century

Stipple and line engraving on paper, 19 x 12.7 cm (7 1/2 x 5 in.)


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  • John Rogers (England, about 1808 - about 1888, New York) - engraver
  • George Virtue (about 1793 - 1868, London) - publisher
  • Alexander Nasmyth (Edinburgh, 1758 - 1840, Edinburgh) - after

Object Case

Earlier Authors Case




Entered Isabella Stewart Gardner's collection at an unknown date.


Printed in ink (lower center): Robert Burns - Poet - / Born January 1759. Died July 1796.
Printed in ink (lower center): London: Published for the Proprietors by Geo. Virtue. 26. Ivy Lane.
Printed in ink (in crest, lower center): Wood Notes Wild / Better a Wee Bush Than Nae Blend
Inscribed in pencil (verso, upper left corner): P17

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