1934 (published)
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On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C
Place Of Origin

Wood-engraving, signed in pencil 'Iain Macnab'.

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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Brief Description
One of a set of 12 artist's proofs by Iain Macnab R.E., P.R.O.I. (1890-1967) for the illustrations to Robert Burns' 'Tam O'Shanter'. Wood-engraving published by the Samson Press, Warlingham, Surrey, 1934.
Physical Description
Wood-engraving, signed in pencil 'Iain Macnab'.
  • Height: 5.1cm
  • Width: 7.7cm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'Iain Macnab' (Signed in pencil)
  • (Variously inscribed and numbered)
Credit line
Given by Mrs. Helen Macnab, widow of the Artist
Subject depicted
Literary ReferenceRobert Burns
Associated Objects
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1968 London: HMSO, 1969.
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record createdJune 30, 2009
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