Robert Burns artefacts have been brought together for the first time in an exhibition that will be touring the country. Alexander Naysmyth's 1787 portrait of Burns is the most well-known image of the Ayrshire poet.
The manuscript for Auld Lang Syne - often sung to celebrate the start of the new year - was written in Robert Burns' own hand around 1788. The poem is about love and friendship in times past.
Robert Burns's masonic apron, given to him by the composer Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe, in 1791. Burns became a freemason in Lodge Tarbolton and was their deputy master for four years.
Jean Armour's wedding ring is being shown at the exhibition. She and Burns were married in 1788 and had nine children, three of whom survived into adulthood.
Burns's widow Jean Armour gave her husband's drinking horn to a friend as a memento after his death in 1796.
This cravat pin is made from a polished agate pebble, which Burns discovered at Braemar during his short tour of the Highlands in 1787.
Tam o'Shanter, first published in 1791, is about a man who stayed too long at the pub and witnessed a disturbing vision on his way home.
An interpretation by the Scottish artist John Faed of the famous scene in which Tam o'Shanter is pursued by Cutty Sark to the Auld Brig o' Doon.