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(No. 64, January 30, 1830.)

From Mrs Maclehose, (Clarinda.)

14, Calton Hill, Edinburgh, 28th October, 1829.

« I return you the fine Portrait of Burns, taken from the life by Connected with Literature, Science, and the Arts.

the late Mr Peter Taylor, his early friend. In my opinion, it is the

most striking likeness of the great Poet I have ever seen; and I say ORIGINAL PORTRAIT OF ROBERT BURNS.

this with the more confidence, having a perfect rccollection of his

appearance, Preparing for publication,

UOLISO) Urn will huo


BY PERMISSION, NO TO SIR WALTER SCOTT, BART. ) vets Since the above Testimonials were obtdined, the Publishers A GENUINE AND ORIGINAL PORTRAIT have been favoured with the following communication berpindi mo

from one of whom Scotland may justly be proud The I ROBERT BURNS,

Ettrick Shepherd_which, as it is strongly corroborative, PAINTED 19 1736, BY THE LATE MER PETER


not only or the faithfulness of Taylor's likeness of Burns, AXD FINISHED IN THE FIRST STYLE OF LINE ENGRAVING,

w but of its authenticity, they subjoin :BY, MR JOHN HORSBURGH.

19 mm Mount Benger, November 27, 1829. the Print, 7) by 9 inches.

TB « Gentlemen,--Observing that I am mentioned in the EDINBURGH 41.05X14. JAV1587

LITERARY JOURNAL, as having some reminiscence about the late

Mr Taylor's picture of Burns, 1 deem incumbent on me to state all PROOFS ON

, . that I recollect about it, whieh certainty is of some avail, should PAPER,

there be any doubts about the originality of the portrait PROOFS ON INDIA PAPER, BEFORE WRITING. L. 2, 28. “On the 26th of January, 1812, I was sent for to Mr Gray's house, To be delivered strictly in the order of Subscription, and will be at St. Lconard's Whele 1 found him and Mr Aidslie, Mı Gilbert ready about the middle of April, 1830. Edinburgh: Published for

the Proprietor, by CONSTABLE and Co. to get a sight of ad original Portrait of Burns, said to be then in 13, Waterloo Place; and Moon, Boys, and GRAVES, Primusellers to Edinburgh. I laughed at the conceit, believing it to be a hoax, and his Majesty, London.oli y OY' to...JIO) DO, VORI

some fair copy from Nasmyth's; 'not thinking it possible that a porTRACTS FROM TESTIMONTALS, -11 -10 10:43

trait of our great 'ytical Bard could have so long been concealed,

after every thing relating to him had been ransacked to the founda(The Originals of which lie with the Publishers.)

tion. Mr Gray, however, had learned the whole history of the Scott, Bart.1

thing, and re-assured us of the truth of it, but at the same time add“I am much gratified by the sight of the many years since ;

edo that the widow.lady to whom it belonged had, of lave years, refused even to show it to any person, and that the only possible way

of attaining our purpose, was to make interest with Miss Dudgeon, and being a bad marker of likenesses, and rerolleetor of faces, I should, a young lady, a relation who lived with Mrs Taylor. Mr Gray had in any ordinary case, have hesitated to offer an opiniont upon the re- already

been off in searen of Miss Dudgeon, but had missed her: he, sein biance, especially as I make no pretensions to judge of the Fine however, learned that she was to be at such a house, at such a time, Arts. But Burns was so reinarkable a man, that his features remain that day. ), having met Miss Dudgeon several times in company impressed on my mind as if I had seen him only yesterday; and I with Mrs Izett and the late Mrs Brunton, went along with Gray, and could not hesitate to tecognise this portrait as a striking resemblance we found the lady. At first she said it was in vain over to ask it; but of the Poet, though it had been presented to me amid a whole exhi.

when we mentioned the name of Mr Gilbert Burns, Miss Dudgeon bition. I will accept of the inscription which you tell me the Pro

said that altered the case materially: for such was Mrs Taylor's veto . neration for the memory of the Bard, that the very curiosity to see

WALTER SCOTT." his brother would ensure our reception, and she desired us to come From Mrs Burns.

at two, and she would ensure us a sight of the picture.com

"We accordingly went at the hour, and who the gentlemen were “I am requested to give my opinion regarding the Portrait of my either six of geven of Burns's personal acquaintances. "I think Mr ** Burns Street, Dumfries, 4th Nov. 1829.

beside those mentioned I cannot recollect, but I know there were late husband, painted by Peter Taylor. I was not aware that ano

John Morrison was one. ther original Portrait has been taken but the one in my possession West Register Street, there we found our ciceroni and Mrs Taylor,

And in a little neat house, up one stair in by Nasmyth ; but after seeing this one, I have no hesitation in stating my belief that it is original. The likeness to the

upper part, of in her

manner, and spoke but little. The first thing she did was to the face is very striking. 19 il


ask, who of us was the brother of Burns? Mr Gray bade her find From John Syme, Esq.

that out; and although the room was small and rather crowded, she Minbrae, near Dumfries, 4th Nov. 1829. soon fixed on Gilbert Burns, and layıng her hand on his arm, and " I consider the likeness very faithful. The nose, eyes, and brow, looking in his face, said. Is this no hiin? She was rather proud of are particularly well deliveated; but the lower part of the face is having made the discovery so soon; and when Mr Gray asked by fuller than the Poet's was when I knew him. JOAN SYME.1 what features she kuew him, she replied, "She would soon show him From Mrs Thomson, Dumfries-formerly Miss Jess

that;' and taking a key out of a private drawer, she opened an upper Leni na Lewars.

she took a portrait of Burns, carefully rolled up in silver paper. It « Dumfries, 5th November, 1829, was kit-kat size, half-length, with buckskin breeches, blue coat, and * I am quite satisfied that the Picture is a correct, and even stri: broad high-crowned bat. Mr Gray at first sight exclaimed, Glom king likeness of Burns. Itecognised it in al moment and I must rious! Glorious ! Burns every inch! Every feature ! Mrs Taylor, say it recalls to' my mind completely the appearance of the Poel, with that is quite a treasure." Mr Ainslie made some remarks about the whoin I was intimately acquainted during the latter years of his lite. mouth. Mr Gilbert Burns said, . It is particularly like Robert in the I prefer it greatly to Mr Nasmyth's Portrait. Indeed, there can be form and air with regard to renial faults, I care not. These were no question hat it is the better of the two. After Mr Burns got into his first words, or very near them. He looked long and fondly at it, bed bealth, he was thinner about the lower part of the face; but still and listened with earnest attention to Mrs. Taylor's relation of ils I am of opioion, thad the likeness, even in this respect must have execution. She said, Mr Burns and Peter had been in a large party been correct at the time it was taken, JANET THOMSON.".

over night, and that Burns, of his own accord, had attached himself From David Bridges, Jun. Esq.

very much to her husband, for he never wantit the good heart and

the good huviour, poor fellow 11. That on parting, Peter invited the "Bank Street, Edinburgh, 18th November, 1829.

Poet to breakfast the next day. He came, and that very day the " In reference to the Portrait of Burns, I beg to mention, that my acquaintauee with the Poet was limited to the las four years of his purtrait was begun' after breakfast; Burns having sat an hour to the life. This Picture was painted in 1786,, when Burns was in full vi- artist. He came a second day to breakfast, and sat an hour and a pour; buc, in my opinion, it exhibits a strong likeness of him in his third

day, which being the last day Burns had to spare, he had to sit quiet moments, and unquestionably is the best Portrait of Buros 1 rather long, and Mr Taylor caused her (Mrs Taylor)' to come in and

chat with the Poet She related to Mr Gilbert Burns a number of have ever seen.

, D. BRIDGES, Jun."

hris brother's sayings at these interviews, but they were about people From Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe, Esqini

I did not know, and have forgot them. They were of no avail. « 93, Prince's Street, Edinburgh, 18th November, 1829.

“ All that I can say of the portrait is, that though I thought it "You desire me to give my opinion of the Portrait him and have hardly so finished a picture as Nasmych's

, I could see a family likethere can be no doubt about its authenticity.

The first time I saw

tomed to see old Mrs Burns in Closeburn church every Sabbath-day, Burns, was shortly after he wrote the letter to my father, printed

in for years, also a sister of the Bard's, who was married there, and Gil Dr Currie's edition of his works; he was then older-looking than his bert Burns was present. Taylor's picture

had a family likeness to age, and handsome. i da

It is them all. To the youngest sister it had a particular likeness. CHAS. KIRKPATRICK SHARPE.

as like one of Gilbert Burns's sons, and very like Gilbert himself in fuiy tu * From Peter Hill; E«quis ultri durant the upper part of the face. I took a long and scrutinizing look of

-2, Hope Street, Edinburgh, 31st October, 1829. Gilbert and the picture. It is curious that I could not help associa"I beg to return to you the Portrait of my old friend Robert ting Wordsworth in the family likeness with the two brothers. Gilbert Bums, and feel mueb pleasure in having seen it. In the opinion of was very like him, fully as like as to Robert; but, to use a bad both Mrs Hüll and myself, the picture bears a strong resemblance to Iricism, had the one been his father, and the other his mother, he the Poet, such as he was when he first visited Edinburgh.

would have been deemed very like them both. The impression of the

PETER HILL." whole party was, in a general sense, that Mr Taylor's picture was a From Miss Dunlop, daughter of the Poet's esteened

friend. free, bold, and striking likeness of Burns. Mrs Taylor would never “ Albany Place, Dumfries, ath November, 1829. “Miss Dunlop was in the habit of seeing the Poet frequently, from liked, and Mr Gilbert Burns testified himself particularly gratified. death, and his was not a face to be forgotten. Yet, since then, it has city to any part of this letter you choose ; and I remain, dear sirs,

“JAMES HOGG. bol been placed so brightly before her mind's eye,' as on opening yours most iruly,

To Messrs Constable & Co. Edinburgh," the box containing this Portrait."

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