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Photograph of 'Some asked me where the Rubies grew, And nothing I did say, But with my finger pointed to…' ['Bruce', otherwise 'Loafer', in heavy overcoat and top hat. Marginal note: 'He used to hang about Merton [College] in hopes of getting jobs as an amateur messenger' G.R.S; quotation from The Rock of Rubies, and the Quarry of Pearls by Robert Herrick - see also nos. 912-14] [JJ album also includes hand coloured version] [John Johnson 713] by William Parkinson of Oriel College; Thomas Shrimpton & Son publ., [c.1880]

G.A. Oxon. 4o 415, fol. 722

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G.A. Oxon. 4o 415, fol. 722

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