Robert Burns


Robert Burns Statue in Central Park

 

Robert Burns (1759-1796), Scotland's national poet, is most famous for his song Auld Lang Syne. He is placed on the Mall across from Sir Walter Scott, another Scottish literary figure. Burns is depicted sitting on a tree stump and his poem to his love, Mary, is written on a scroll at his feet.

Location

East Side at 65th Street on The Mall/Literary Walk.

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Details

Sculptor: Sir John Steell (1804-1891)
Date: 1880
Material: Bronze
Donor: Gift of Scottish-Americans