A Discription of London by a Lady

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      GB 206 Brotherton Collection MS Lt 47
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      Single folded leaf Pro Patria watermark. One couplet is divided between 1st and 2nd page. Some mis-spellings, e.g. "Palaceses", uncorrected; hastily written, probably a copy. Second page has letters cut into, and the first has the fold touching some initial letters of lines. Some minor tears across this fold.
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Scope and Content

Impressionistic description of 18th-century London, its greatly varying urban buildings, people, and street and social life

Administrative / Biographical History

The author of the poem is unknown

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Bought from Falkner Greirson, October 1975


In English

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