Title: Florence Peacock, original holograph manuscripts of poems
Classmark: BC MS 19c Peacock
Creator(s): Peacock, Florence
Main language: English
Size and medium: 1 vol. (34 ff.), manuscript with typescript title-page
Collection group(s): English Literature
Comprises the following poems:-(1) 'The charm of the rue'; (2) 'Living though the date be old'; (3) 'A stony way'; (4) 'Though your sins be as scarlet...', Isaiah 1.18; (5) 'A northern sailor'; (6) 'The Drummond Castle lost off Ushant with 250 souls, 16 June 1896'; (7) 'To a Ushabti figure found in a tomb with a mummy, now standing on a shelf, 600 B.C.'; (8) 'New Year wishes'; (9) 'A birthday greeting, 22 August 1895'; (10) 'At Bedford, E.H., 25 February 1896'; (11) 'Nothing is lost'; (12) 'Silence in Valhalla'; (13) 'Brought back from the sea'; (14) 'Not in vain'; (15) 'Many waters cannot quench love, Solomon's Song 8.7'. The names 'Bottesford Manor, Brigg' and 'Dunstan House, Kirton in Lindsey' appear several times at the heads of the poems in association with the name of Florence Peacock.
Finely bound with dark blue boards and leather spine embossed with gilt lettering, as follows: FLORENCE PEACOCK ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT. The paper on which the manuscripts are mounted has a watermark in the form of an owl.
Florence Mary Woodruffe Peacock had a book of poems published in Hull in 1893.
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