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51524: Louse Hunting

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posted on 2024-05-02, 18:51 authored by First World War Poetry Digital Archive Project Team

Pencil draft written on poor quality paper, folded in four, muddy and torn. This appears to be the only complete surviving manuscript, and because of the difficulties involved in transcribing it various editions of the poem differ in a number of places.

History

Identifier

1488.jpg | IRIWM_1_247.jpg

Subject

Allied Forces | Commemoration | Passchendaele

Creator

Rosenberg, Isaac (1890-1918)

Date

June 1916 - March 1917

Date Created

01/06/1916

Temporal Date

31/03/1917

Spatial

France

Source

Leaf

Medium

Paper

Format

Pencil

Type

Poem

Contributor

Alisa Miller

Rights

The Imperial War Museum / The Isaac Rosenberg Literary Estate

Collection ID

IR/I/246

Repository Name

Imperial War Museum, Department of Documents

Repository Address

Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, London, SE1 6HZ, UK

Publisher

The First World War Poetry Digital Archive