I'm thine at ane-and-twenty, Tam. They snool me sair & hand me down...I'm thine at ane-and-twenty, Tam. Burns' Song.
London, Published by William Spooner, 377, Strand. [1800.]
Lithograph with hand-colour and added gum arabic. 361 x 260mm. 14¼ x 10¼".
It was in 1790 that Robert Burns (1759-1796) wrote his poem "Tam o' Shanter", which tells the story of a man who stayed too long at a public house and witnessed a disturbing vision on his way home. This song suggests happiness, a future of marriage and love; it appeared a year later in 1791.
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