Album of manuscript verse
Album of collected verse in different hands, some signed by their authors, e.g. M.A. Browne, Reverend R.W. Evans and Mary Howitt. Some inscribed with dedications, e.g. one addressed to Maria and one to Anne, two potential owners of the volume. Also includes watercolour sketch of roses dated 7 May 1846 [by] Miss Wade, Headlam Hall, County Durham.
Earliest entries dated 1844, latest entries dated 1848. Elaborately embossed cover, pages gilt edged. With occasional page of colour paper.
- Creation: c.1844-1848
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. 22663].
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 22663
Album of manuscript verse, c.1840s.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
From the collection of John Waynflete Carter (1905-1975) purchased by the Bodleian Library in 1951 and added to from time to time.
The collection of John Waynflete Carter (1905-1975) has been catalogued separately by Rare Books.
- Catalogue of Album of manuscript verse
- Lilia Kanu
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Edition statement
- First edition