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Drafts of three poems by Elizabeth Jennings, with three drawings, 1963-1965

MS. Eng. poet. c. 67, fols. 5-11

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Autograph manuscript draft poems, written in pencil with some amendments: ‘The Gift’ (fol.5); ‘Listening to Bach’ (fol.6); and ‘The Descent’ (fol.7).

With: watercolour painting of three cacti in red pots signed ‘EJ JAN 1963’ (fol. 8); watercolour sketches of [horse chestnut] flowers and conkers, signed ‘EJ 1963’ (fol. 9); and hand-drawn [in colour felt tip] ‘Peaceful Christmas’ card depicting star and baby in crib, addressed ‘To Mr. Revell From Elizabeth’ (fol. 11).


  • Creation: 1963-1965


7 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. poet. c. 67, fols. 5-11

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom