This mug is a Gillian Kyle tribute to Burke & Hare - Edinburgh's infamous grave diggers!
"Doun the close and up the stair, But an' ben wi' Burke and Hare. Burke's the butcher, Hare's the thief, Knox, the boy that buys the beef."
This design is from the 'Local Heroes' range by Gillian Kyle in collaboration with young Scottish illustrator Clare Forrest; celebrating colourful characters past & present. Finally you can have a cup of coffee with Robert Burns or spend some quality time drying the dishes with Alexander Graham Bell in your own kitchen! The other characters available in the range are listed below.
You can also select a matching coaster which is available from the dropdown menu.
'Local Heroes' includes: Robert Burns, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Mary Queen of Scots, Bonnie Prince Charlie, Alexander Graham Bell and Burke & Hare!
Large fine bone china mug, decorated in stone grey and black silhouettes. Carefully hand finished in the UK’s historic ceramics capital, Stoke on Trent - to protect your fine bone china, please always hand wash.
The mug measures 8.25 cm in width and 9 cm in height (3.25 and 3.5 inches).