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Lady Anne Hamilton commonplace book of poetry

Title
Lady Anne Hamilton commonplace book of poetry, circa 1795-1833
Author
Hamilton, Anne, Lady, 1766-1846.

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Mixed materialPermit needed Pforz BND-MSS (Hamilton, A.)Schwarzman Building - Pforzheimer Collection Room 319

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Description
1 volume (182 leaves, some blank) + inserts : illustrations; 25 cm
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Poetry.
  • Commonplace books.
  • Watercolors (paintings)
  • Drawings (visual works)
Note
  • Pforzheimer Manuscript (MISC 4403).
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Lady Anne Hamilton, Scottish-born courtier and friend of Queen Caroline of Brunswick.
Call Number
Pforz BND-MSS (Hamilton, A.)
OCLC
967869782
Author
Hamilton, Anne, Lady, 1766-1846.
Title
Lady Anne Hamilton commonplace book of poetry, circa 1795-1833
Summary
Manuscript volume in ink, in divers hands, compiled by and for Lady Anne Hamilton, and possibly her sister, Lady Susan, Countess of Dunmore. Includes pieces copied from figures in Lady Anne's circle, such as M. G. Lewis and William Robert Spencer; also pieces by Thomas Moore, Richard Payne Knight, Samuel Rogers, Lord Byron, William Cowper, Charles Wolfe, R. B. Sheridan, William Sotheby, and Samuel Johnson. With a few original illustrations, some in watercolor. Bound in full contemporary leather, spine lettered in gilt with "POETRY" at the head and "A. H." at the foot.
Access
Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Lady Anne Hamilton, Scottish-born courtier and friend of Queen Caroline of Brunswick.
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Lewis, M. G. (Matthew Gregory), 1775-1818.
Spencer, William Robert, 1769-1834.
Research Call Number
Pforz BND-MSS (Hamilton, A.)
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