Comprises an English verse satire on politicians of the day, including Walpole. It corresponds to Crum W799, but with some variations.
Upon the Sky-lights : from the Maybole in the Strand to the Maybole in Handbridge, an anonymous verse satire
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 206 Brotherton Collection MS Lt q 66
- Dates of Creationca. 1720
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 f., folio manuscript. Written in a single hand with only faint traces of jottings on verso. Very fragile.
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Both the author of this poem and the writer of the manuscript are unknown.
Conditions Governing Access
Access is unrestricted.
Purchased from Heath's bookshop on 24 July 1997.
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The poem is indexed in the BCMSV database http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/bcmsv/bcmvlink.htm#bcltq66