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Tam O'Shanter: PB 1902.3

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Tam O'Shanter


Author: Burns, Robert
Printer: Essex House Press
Publisher: Edward Arnold
Illustrator: Strang, William
Calligrapher: Cockerell, Florence Kingsford



12,[2]p : ill ; 19cm

Place(s) associated

  • London

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1977) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Production date: AD 1902


No. 95 in an edition of 150 copies. The frontispiece and a large initial 'W' designed by William Strang. Other initials drawn by Florence Kingsford in gold, blue and green. Printed on vellum. Binding: vellum with blind stamped ornament in centre.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 1902.3
Primary reference Number: 118864
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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