'Tam o' Shanter'

Erskine Nichol, creator 
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This painting in oils by Erskine Nichol (1825-1904) depicts a scene from the Tale of Tam o' Shanter by Robert Burns. Here Tam is confronted by the 'towsie tyke black grim and large' while at Kirk Alloway on his way home from Ayr to Maybole after a market.

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