Poet Laureate's sherry box

Scope and Content

Side of a cardboard box marked 'Laureate's Choice Oloroso Seco Sherry Williams and Humbert'. This box was one of those in which Hughes's Poet Laureate sherry was sent to him. The motif of the bird within the laurel wreath was designed and drawn by Hughes himself (sketches of the motif can be found in Add MS 88918/12/1).

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted

Not Public Record(s)

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Oversize