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Copy of MS poem of Thomas Moore, Dear Harp of my country, c.1844

MS. 21088 photogr. 2, item 30

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Copy of MS poem of Thomas Moore, "Dear Harp of my Country! in darkness I found thee", dated between 4 Sep 1844 and 31 Dec 1863.

Along the lower edge of the album page, written in ink, the image is captioned "Fac simile [sic] of the Bard of Erin". To the right of this, written in pencil in a different hand, are words to the effect of "'waked' in [?] version is 'touched' ([?])".

The reverse of the album leaf is blank.


  • c.1844


1 item

Language of Materials

  • English

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MS. 21088 photogr. 2, item 30

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Moore (1779-1852) was a poet. For further details see the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

Other Finding Aids

See also the Talbot Catalogue Raisonné, a detailed inventory of Talbot photographs located around the world. The Catalogue Raisonné is organised by Schaaf number. The Schaaf number for this item is Schaaf 625.


Image dimensions: width 188mm x height 125mm

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom